See also: Alcohol in Cooking.
California’s vineyards were less than 100,000 acres before Prohibition, and by the end of Prohibition had expanded to over 600,000 acres!
During Prohibition years when alcohol sales were banned by the 18th amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920-1933) wine growers would put large labels on their grape juice that stated: ‘Warning: Will Ferment and turn into wine,’ and then proceeded to give detailed instructions of what NOT to do so the grape juice would not accidentally turn into wine!
Mead or Metheglin is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey and water, sometimes with spices and/or fruit added, and sometimes with yeast added to speed up fermentation. Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic drinks, and its history can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome and a drink called hydromel, made from honey and water.