The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.
26,076 Keywords · 46,829 Synonyms · 5,324 Translations · 31,411 Pronunciations · 186,794 Cross-referencesmade with ♥ by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon
Name for a people who lived in the region of Sumer in southern Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC. The legendary King Gilgamesh (c. 2700 BC) wanted to achieve immortality by drinking wine and King Hammurabi (1728-1686 BC) created the first wine law. See also Assyria and Babylonia and Ancient Wines.
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