Archive for the Tag 'Bible'

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Wine Bottle Names and Their Capacity

Wine bottle names and their capacity is always a fun question for those trivia moments. Split ~ 186 milliliters ~ 1/4 bottle Half bottle ~ 375 milliliters Bottle/Fifth ~ 1 bottle Magnum ~ 2 bottles Burgundy Jeroboam ~ 4 bottles Rehoboam ~ 6 bottles Methuselah ~ 8 bottles Salmanazar ~ 12 bottles Balthazar ~ 16 […]

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Divine Vintage by Randall Heskett and Joel Butler

Divine Vintage by Randall Heskett and Joel Butler just arrived. I believe this is the most important body of work in modern history to present our past of “following the wine trail from Genesis to the Modern Age” (its subtitle). This is not to discount its Modern Divine Wine Trails. These findings are also very […]

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Spring and the Blessing of the Vines Tradition

Welcome to spring! A good question asked by one of my writer friends was, “When did the blessing of the vines tradition start?” I tried to do quick research, because, honestly, I just knew that it exists; but, I had no clue when the first person decided to say a few words, asking the gods […]

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Welcome to Labor Day… As kids return to school tomorrow, teachers all over the country are gong to ask, “What did you do on your summer vacation?” Remembering how I loved that question, this blog entry is inspired by my lost youth, and the lost youth of so many of my forefathers. It was they […]