As it turns out, the Ancient version of purchasing wine futures necessitated even more speculation as wines were bought while the grapes were still on the vine!
- The concept of seasonal beverages goes back thousands of years, and was particularly popular in Ancient Rome.
- The wine industry invites swindling. And while laws have been created to stem this unethical manipulation of wine in an effort to protect the consumers, thieves adapt. But ultimately, whose fault is it?