Beer, Wine, Spirits, Coffee, Tea, and Coca Cola: A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Egyptian slaves were paid in mead. The wine trade spread Greek (and later Roman) culture throughout the known world. Spirits drove the Age of Exploration, including the slave trade into the New World. Coffee fueled the Age of Reason and revolutionary thought. The tea trade shaped British policy at its height. Coca Cola is arguably the symbol… Read more Beer, Wine, Spirits, Coffee, Tea, and Coca Cola: A History of the World in 6 Glasses