Wine Word of the Week: Bacchus



By Kori ~ September 17th, 2009.

Wine Word of the WeekThis week’s Wine Word of the Week is Bacchus.

Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine:
Bacchus is the common name in Ancient Rome for the classical god of wine whom the Greeks called Bacchos but, more usually, Dionysus.

Layman’s terms from Kori:
Bacchus is the Roman god of wine.


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