A Popular History of the Drinks of Antiquity – Part 3/3

Beer, wine, coffee, tea … these are all still drunk today and yet these drinks date back some way, which leads to the seemingly inevitable conclusion that we are standing still! Yet this is not the case at all; we have evolved. By way of a very short popular history of the drinks of antiquity, we will see that the Mesopotamians used to eat beer, that the Romans watered their wine, that coffee was first consumed by a herd of goats, and that tea was behind the creation of infusion sachets.

A Popular History of the Drinks of Antiquity – Part 2/3

Beer, wine, coffee, tea … these are all still drunk today and yet these drinks date back some way, which leads to the seemingly inevitable conclusion that we are standing still! Yet this is not the case at all; we have evolved. By way of a very short popular history of the drinks of antiquity, we will see that the Mesopotamians used to eat beer, that the Romans watered their wine, that coffee was first consumed by a herd of goats, and that tea was behind the creation of infusion sachets.

A Popular History of the Drinks of Antiquity – Part 1/3

Beer, wine, coffee, tea … these are all still drunk today and yet these drinks date back some way, which leads to the seemingly inevitable conclusion that we are standing still! Yet this is not the case at all; we have evolved. By way of a very short popular history of the drinks of antiquity, we will see that the Mesopotamians used to eat beer, that the Romans watered their wine, that coffee was first consumed by a herd of goats, and that tea was behind the creation of infusion sachets.