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Gods of wine

Many ancient peoples had their own god for wine, often also in connection with love, joy of life, fertility, ecstasy and exuberant drinking pleasure. In ancient myths and religious works, many of these gods are depicted with a corresponding symbol, for example with a wine cup, a vine or a grape. These gods (or famous rulers equal to the gods) brought wine to the people as a divine gift.

Weingötter - Bacchus, Dionysos, Osiris, Schiwa

That is why wine is a holy and godly medium in almost all religions of the world, with which one established a relationship with God (or the gods) in a mystical way and often excessive enjoyment. The most famous wine gods are probably the Roman Bacchus and the Greek Dionysus. The most famous gods and rulers of various peoples worshipped as gods are those associated with wine:

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