The clergyman John Rasch (1540-1612) studied at the University of Wittenberg, but remained faithful to the Catholic faith. In 1570 he became organist at the Abbey of the Scots in Vienna and wrote one of the oldest wine books in German, which in 1580 under the title "Wine Book: From Baw, Pfleg and service of wine" was first published and can be regarded as a classic of wine literature. It contains numerous rules, regulations and advice on viticulture, wine making, wine storage and wine tasting. But therein is the production of Beer , Spirits , Vinegar , Mead andYou see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.