​Wine – Older than words

Wine – Alcoholic drink made from fermented grapes.

Make no mistake about it, wine is old, humans have been making, and drinking, wine since just about straight after we managed to stand on two legs. So of course, the word ‘wine’ dates back to the oldest common language of India and Europe – Proto-Indo-European, the word then was ‘woin-o’, this became ‘winam’ in Proto germanic , and then ‘win’ in old english before gaining its current form.

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