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The Catholic Order with the well-known religious rule "ora et labora" (pray and work) and black robes was founded by the later canonized Benedict of Nursia (480-542) around the year 529, the first monastery was (severely destroyed in the Second World War ) Montecassino in the southern Italian region Lazio, In the Order Rule he wrote about the Weingenuss analogously: "Taking into account weaker brothers, we believe that one hemina (about 0.27 l) a day is sufficient. But those to whom God has given the gift of abstinence may know that their special reward awaits. But if circumstances make it impossible for that measure to be said, but much less, or nothing, we exhort the brothers to abstain from grumbling " (see many other sayings about wine under Quotes ).

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