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iora

Latin name (also Lora or Lorca) for the Piquette the Roman. It was a cheap and low-quality bulk drink from Pliny the Elder (23-79) was called "Vinum operarium" (worker wine). From the household of the famous politician Cato the Elder (234-149 BC) is said that his slaves received first Iora after reading before they were allowed to drink real wine. The Iora was also very popular with the Roman military, where it was pressed with purchased pomace itself. The incurred during pressing rape (Press residues) were mixed with water and were pressed again after one day. Therefore, the wine was also called "Vinum secundum".

The low-alcohol result was an affordable even for poorer circles wine substitute. Since the Iora in very fast vinegar had to be consumed quickly. If this happened, the liquid was used for the production of Posca (a vinegar water) used. From Iora or Lora the German terms Lauer, Lyre, Lorka (Lorcka) and Lurka (Lurcka) for pomace are derived. See also under Ancient wines and Satyricon,

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