The shrine of knowledge.

Wine Etymology

A selection of articles related to wine etymology.

Original articles from our library related to the Wine Etymology. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Wine Etymology.

Dionysos – A Gift of Abundance and Divine Inspiration
At the end of the summer the four elements have worked their alchemy; a good balance between fertile earth, air of the right temperature, the fire of the sun and gentle rain showers will now have resulted in an abundant harvest. Flowers proudly open up to the...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Reinforcement Effect and Displacement Trend: No Wine in Old Bottles?
Two phenomena concerning displacement--the reinforcement effect and the displacement trend--have been only meagerly investigated with virtually no further published studies of them since they were first reported decades ago. Because there appears to be...
Journal of Parapsychology >> vol 53, 1989
Sweet Woodruff
Botanical Name(s): Asperula odorata , Galium odoratum Species: Rubiaceae Also known as: Woodruff; 'Musk of the Woods' (french), Ladies-in-the-Hay (English), Sweet Grass (English), Waldmeister (German - meaning 'Master of the Wood') Description: Smooth; erect...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary S
Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 5
Chapter 5 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, 5:2 And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets. 5:3 And he...
New Testament >> Luke
King James Bible: John, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there: 2:2 And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage. 2:3 And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine....
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground; 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into...
Old Testament >> Genesis

Wine Etymology is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Wine Etymology books and related discussion.

Suggested News Resources

It Works for the Turks: A Colour for Each Direction
Greek popular etymology transformed the Persian word into axeinos ('inhospitable') when Greek settlers first arrived on the sea's shores, and into euxinos ('hospitable') when they became more numerous in and familiar with the region.
This Is Lebanon: A Braindead Country
Except there's a little thing called etymology to prove you wrong. You see ...
Seek out the salt: food columnist Andrew Coppolino shakes it up
This week is World Salt Awareness Week, which is usually a time when we're admonished for how much salt we eat. However, sodium chloride – a crystal that's had a significant influence on our history and culture – is not all bad, if consumed in moderation.
A beginner's guide to rum, and its journey from slavers' tot to spirit to savour
It was a widely sipped spirit and in 1657, the early days of colonial America, the General Court of Massachusetts made the sale of alcoholic spirits illegal, “whether knowne by the name of rumme, strong water, wine, brandy...
Etymology gleanings for February 2016
In my file on hang out a broom, I find multiple references to the custom of marrying under the broomstick, to witches flying on broomsticks, to the phrase to cry mopstics (I wrote a special post on the latter one), and to the idiom good wine needs no bush.

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
History Of India Satavahana Empire
Place for your opinion