In Egypt and Greek era
,wine wasused as tributes to the deadpharaohs and tempestuous Gods.
In the Christian era
, wine becamepart liturgical services, monasteriesplanted vines and built wineries.
By the Middle Ages
plantingvineyards as a mark of prestige (firstniche market for premium wine).
vines beingplanted in rows and efficienttending and one person to workplot of 7 hectares.