Seventeenth century came with involvement of politics into the wine trade. It changes the form of trade and due to political conflicts between England and France, England discovered a great love for ‘Port’.
Exploration, conquest and settlement brought wine to Mexico, Argentina and South Africa.
Now the wine has penetrated almost all part of world.
Wine trade was not only involved with cash flow
Wine trade not only brought wine from Greek but they carried Greek culture and civilization as they were indifferent part of wines.
Romans shown a great interest in the greek way of living and their love for vitiviniculture ; resulted in their major contributions in classifying varieties, colours, observing and charting ripening characteristics, identifying diseases and recognizing soil type preferences.
Roman sociatiy got major changes in the way of living, wine trade had shown significant effects on their religious and cultural beliefs.