If earlier it was believed that the discovery of grapes belonged to the Phoenicians, today it is reliably known that the origin of this plant occurred much earlier and the Phoenicians, and all of humanity. The historical roots of the vine rest against the Cretaceous period: representatives of the species Vitis (grapes) were discovered by scientists in Alaska in Upper Cretaceous sediments. The tertiary period confirms the mass distribution of grapes, not only in the Eurasian part of our planet, but even in the High North. Many trials fell on the fate of the vine. Continue reading
The workplace of a professional cavist is often wine boutiques or alcohol departments in large markets. His responsibilities include consulting clients, as well as assistance in choosing a drink. So this is a sommelier! – you say. Do not hurry. Indeed, these are “related” professions that require deep knowledge in winemaking, but not at all identical.
The word “cave” is translated from French as “basement”, and “caviste” is the caretaker of the wine cellar. Cavist does not have to be able to uncork a bottle of wine or set the table, his work is focused on the sale of alcohol and the formation of a loyal customer relationship to this store. Continue reading