Understanding How the Very Existence of Wine Was Threatened in the 19th Century

It’s hard to imagine but in the 19th century, after many thousands of years of grape cultivation by humans, we almost lost the fruit and the great diversity of wines they produce. If you’ve never heard of the Great French Wine Blight, let The History Guy loop you in on the close call and how disaster was ultimately averted to allow for the wine world we know today.

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