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wine vinegar

vinaigre de vin (F)
aceto di vino (I)
winevinegar (GB)

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On angry tasting condiment and preservative that it lasts as long as Wine gives. If this is not prevented, it will ultimately always turn into vinegar. This was already in the antiquity mixed with other ingredients used as a drink. A medical application for respiratory diseases and indigestion is already through Hippocrates (460-377 BC) handed down. The Roman author Columella (1st century) reports in his work "De re rustica" about the production of vinegar from figs, barley and wine. Vinegar has played a role in many cultures. In the Bible vinegar is mentioned as a staple food, with the Egyptians there was "Hequa" (vinegar drink from barley beer), with the Babylonians vinegar water was a refreshing drink that Phoenicians exhibited cider her sour shekar, the Greeks used him in sacrificial ceremonies, the Roman legionaries protected themselves with the Posca (Vinegar water) before colds and in Japan you know the traditional Tamago-Su (rice vinegar), in which a raw egg is dissolved. In the Middle Ages, herb vinegar was considered a remedy, report about it Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) and Nostradamus. The Pestessig was used against this disease.

Vinegar - Production in the Middle Ages Drinking vinegar and white wine vinegar with oregano

The causes of its origin were unknown until the middle of the 19th century. The French chemist Antoine Laurent de Lavoisier (1743-1794) claimed in 1793 that...

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