Wine Making and Bee Keeping
Article by Eddy Lee
Traditional Treasures: Wine and Bees
For the entire length of human history, wine has been produced and consumed, revered as a drink head and shoulders above any other. Cultures have risen and national fortunes have been made on the production of wine. Countries have also fallen because of their fine vineyards. Wine is a part of human history as much as war and wealth are.
Honey goes back even farther. Cave paintings have been found, depicting honey-gathering figures. Honey is a sweet, golden wonder. Ancient cultures valued it for its sweetness and mystical properties. Ancient texts often refer to honey as some wonderful gift from the gods, as in the phrase