Beer was extremely popular in ancient Mesopotamia. Sipped through straws, it differed from today’s beer and was enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
It might simply be because of all of Australia's anti-dumping actions against China, or it might be an attempt to make Australia more malleable.
All of Australia's 71 wine regions will become warmer this century. That means big changes for the industry. Tasmania, for example, may become better known for shiraz than pinot noir.
Sales of alcohol have reported jumped by around a quarter as people bulk buy wine, beers and spirits. That could lead to a range of short-term and long-term problems.
People tend to pay attention when things get personal, so you need to know how climate change is damaging things in your life.
Researchers would like to find a way to relate the human perception of dryness to the chemical and physical properties of the wine.
Bread. Yeast. Wine. Cheese. All these delicious foods are courtesy of various forms of domesticated fungi. So how, exactly, did humans tame wild fungi into the cooperative species that make our food?
French wine is the subject of an ongoing trade dispute between the US and EU, but tariffs could have impacts not intended by US president Donald Trump.
Does beer help a new mother's milk come in? Does 'pumping and dumping' allow you to drink and breast-feed? A doctor sorts the evidence from the myth.
The millennials have boosted rosé consumption: in the United States alone, 65% of them declare themselves "rosé drinkers". How can this overall success be explained?
A plant-growth-regulating spray might be the solution for vineyards affected by heatwaves.
The amount of alcohol you'd have to drink before glyphosate posed even a negligible risk would harm you well before the glyphosate would.
Do you turn to a wine expert to help you chose your bottle of wine? Wine experts may have different evaluations depending on the school of thought in which they were trained.
Labels plonked on plonk once had a distinctly awkward sense of place. But a new breed are helping to create a sense of Australian terroir.
Food suppliers and sellers around the world are using blockchain technologies to ensure that what consumers buy is labeled clearly and accurately.
What is it that makes us feel drunk when we drink? And why do we keep drinking if it can make us feel so terrible?
Wine drinkers are taking notes from the land now too, but it may not be entirely useful.
Wine came to the US in the 16th century but didn't make it to California – the leader in American winemaking – until the 19th century.
While the proposed tariffs would have little effect on US wine sales in the short term, their long-term impact could be much more problematic.
Growing grapes and making wine come with a lot of implications about a culture's capabilities. Apparently, Sicily of 6,000 years ago was more sophisticated than archaeologists had given it credit for.