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What D18 official's tomb is covered in vineyard designs?
What word is used for beer in the Pyramid texts?
What substance is indicative of the former presence of red wine?
What process does McGovern use to find remains of drinks?
What Carthaginian farmer writes about viticulture and is quoted by most major viticultural writers?
Who was the twice-born god who grew more unruly over time in stories?
At what site is the evidence for the first fermented beverage in Mesopotamia (c.5000 BC) found?
What writer rated the best wines of the Roman world with high praise for Greek wine in his 'Geographica?'
Wine displaces what two drinks in Europe through Roman influence?
On the skins of what is Saccharomyces cerevisiae naturally found
What is the name given to the images produced by many cylinder seals from 2100-1600 BC where an intermediary god or goddess introduces a royal figure to a major god?
The Ebers Medical Papyrus recommends what as a remedy for indigestion, constipation, etc?
Who was the Roman native of Cadiz who wrote the second piece entitled de Re Rustica?
What song of praise to a Sumerian beer goddess describes the process of beer making?
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a naturally occurring form of what ingredient?
What kind of Uruk is the central figure of an epic that depicts him as divine, perfect, and a rapist?
What is the name for Roman wine bars located near hot baths?
What is traditionally thought to have been in the jars on the Uluburun shipwreck?
The Franks rebuilt European viticulture under what ruler?
Who wrote De Agri Cultura?
What substance is referred to by the Uruk tablets that mention 'Geshtin?'
What is the word for a juice that has been exposed to yeast and is extracted in stages?
What lavishly decorated item, discovered in royal graves at Tell Muqqayar, depicts war and banquet scenes with beer drinkers?
What mysterious wine found in Tutankhamun's tomb has been recently discovered to be likely a red wine?
New Kingdom vineyards' ability to produce good 1st must wines allowed them to make what color wines more effectively?
Where did Egypt import most of their best wines from as its own wine industry developed?
What honeyed low-quality wine was used to win over the people?
What word, repeated 0-2 times on an Egyptian wine jug, indicates quality?
The amount of labor required in production made what beverage the Egyptian elite beverage?
What feature of grape growing does Columella consider to be the most important part of a good wine?
Samuel's interpretation of New Kingdom beer holds that what ingredient was unnecessary?
What royal figure, whose tomb was excavated at Ur, was buried with vast riches including a gold drinking straw and lapis lazuli cup?
What did Plato call the mass anarchy resulting from unmoderated desire for liberty?
What is the term for the drinking of wine at the beginning of Shabbat?
What Egyptian text emphasizes table manners saying 'He who is blameless in matters of food, no word can prevail against him?'
What Roman emperor established the Eastern Roman empire as a Christian state and fostered viticulture?
What theory, posited by McGovern, holds that animals accidentally discovered alcohol?
What metaphor is used by Jesus in the book of Mark for the people?
What Chinese poet is the most notable of the 'wine poets' who were the first writers about alcohol?
What Sumerian poem provides evidence for various types of beer and mentions wine?
What theory posits that wine spread southward from the Caucasus region (based on the genetic diversity of grapes in the region)?
What Roman emperor held Dionysiac feasts on enormous barges on Lake Nemi?
What Chinese dynasty, from 1600-1050 BC provides bronze tripods with evidence for millet wine?
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How would one refer to food generally or wish someone a good day in the Egyptian Old Kingdom?
Who is the tavern-keeper at the end of the world in the Epic of Gilgamesh?
What substance is indicative of the former presence of beer?
What drink was found in the Phoenician city of Phrygia's 'Midas tumulus?'
What major Greek civilization followed the Minaons?
What Mesopotamian document records harsh punishments for improper actions by tavern owners?
What Roman writer about viticulture was concerned about profit and economization, reflecting the later era?
What god attempts unsuccessfully to seduce Gilgamesh?
What piece by Petronius satirizes the Roman feast and comments on class?
What are the two-handled wine jugs with pointed bottoms made for shipping called?
What young woman's burial in Denmark included a birch bark cup with remains of a wheat, cranberry, bog myrtle, etc grog?
What document full of interpretations of Jewish law speaks highly of the use of wine?
At what event would you sit on a triclinium and eat off of a mensa?
The Domitian Edict of 92 AD protected native Italian wines by calling for no new vines where?
Seeing the excessive drinking of what beverage helped the Israelites justify the expulsion of the native Canaanites?
What Roman emperor had a banqueting room in the Sperlonga cave?
At what site was a seal with two drinkers of beer with straws from the years around 3850 BC found?
Does McGovern think beer or bread came first in Egypt?
What region of Egypt was known for its wine culture?
What religion or spirituality did the wine poets espouse?
What smaller, wide, flat vessel was used for individual Mycenaean drinkers to drink out of?
What is the name of the 4000 liter jugs used by the Romans for large-sclae wine storage (but rarely shipping)?
What is the name of Wang Ji's most famous work?
What major archaeological find (from ~1300 BC) contains evidence of Cypriot, Egyptian, Levantine, and Mycenaean goods being traded together?
Anxiety over colonization is expressed through stories in what epic?
What two drugs does McGovern think were added to Nordic grogs?
By 1st c. BC, what was the dominant drink on the European coast?
What phrase, emphasizing enjoying luxury, was coined by Horace?
What Roman leader and lover of Cleopatra was slandered as a drunk in Plutarch's history?
What major Egyptian goddess almost destroys humanity before getting drunk and falling asleep accidentally?
The Funnel beaker, Baden, and Bell beaker cultures are examples of drinking cultures on what continent?
What metaphor is used in Isaiah for the People of Israel?
What Roman moralist and 'Censor' disliked drinking and frivolity, though he was a great vintner?
What substance do we have the first evidence of in the Near East at Tel Rehov?
What story depicts two gods in what is probably the first ever recorded drinking contest?
What is the Sumerian term for brewer's bread?
In what text does Hathor nearly wreck the world?
In Mesopotamian brew houses, what kind of people served as sabutim (tavern owners)?
What writer listed the best and worst wines of the Roman world in his Natural History, with a strong bias towards Italian wines?
What drink in present in the 2500 BC Ebla sun-god hymn (the earliest Mesopotamian literary reference to alcohol)?
What is the name for Mycenaean grog?
What process is the difference between green and black tea?
What is the name for the worst wine in Rome made from skins and washing off the presses?
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The absence of what ingredient accounts for the fact that ancient wines were sweeter?
The Ashkelon deep-water project excavated two wine-laden ships from what culture?
What Neolithic-era site from 7000-5600 BC in China holds evidence of grape or hawthorn, honey, and rice grog?
Other than oinos, what word is used for Greek wine?
What two food staples does Standage think derived from gruel?
What alcoholic beverage is the first one developed in Egypt?
What is the enzyme that humans have to process alcohol?
The eruption of what mountain in 79 AD destabilized Roman wine production?
What is the term for the drinking of wine at the end of Shabbat?
Were women invited to symposia?
Who was the Mesopotamian 'Noah' who paid the ark builders in beer and wine before letting them drown?
Who wrote the first piece entitled De Re Rustica?
Tomb U-j at what Egyptian site has 700 jars tagged as wine jars made of Jordan Valley clay?
Per McGovern, how much older is Chinese grog than Japanese Sake?
What Roman writer parodies Horace saying that the drunk feels he is seizing the day when he has lost the next day?
In what language do we find Cretan records of wine consumption, vessel cargoes, and mead offerings?
What Mycenaean vessel indicates the rise of a rich elite and metal trade?
What was the slanderous name of the pyramid builders paid in beer?
What Roman author satirized Cato and celebrated drinking culture?
What Egyptian wisdom text warns against overdrinking specifically?
What was called 'irp' by 2800 BC in Egypt?
What site, from the c. 3200 BC Uruk expansion period, provides evidence for beer and wine?
What troubled monk's viticultural activities displayed the adoption of the practice in the monastic community?
What is the name of the room with a floor drain that symposia took place in?
What is a Sumerian 'place of beer and bread'
What key site in Syria holds evidence of thriving wine trade in the Phoenician era?
Who is the Egyptian goddess who is specifically a beer god?
What story of an Egyptian sailor in the Levant references the profusion of wine there?
According to Diodorus Siculus, what region was exceedingly addicting to wine in the Roman era?
What is the process of using mold to speed brewing?
What is the name for the everyman's wine bar in Rome?
What author addressed the anthropological uses of alcohol and elite relationships?
What sweetener was used to make alcoholic drinks and to add to beer in the Levant and Africa?
Does Joffe or McGovern think that Egypt developed its own wine industry c. 3500 (1000 years earlier than most think)?
What was the most highly-valued type of wine in Roman times?
What strong-smelling preservative gave a turpentine-like smell to early wines?
Other than Bacchus and Dionysos, what name did the Romans use for the wine god?
What Chinese dynasty, from 1050-260 BC provides tripods, pourers, cups, and goblets that give evidence for rice and millet wines brewed with mold?
Wine jugs were used to date the death of what post-Amarna period pharaoh?
What role did the Chinese 'shi' occupy in ancient Chinese society?
What unkempt beast-man is created to challenge Gilgamesh, although they become friends after fighting?
What was the preferred drink of the Assyrian elites?
The grogs in the Havor Hoard in the 1st C. BC were sweetened with sap from what tree?

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