New excavations have thrown fresh light on Nordic grog culture. From four sites in Denmark and Sweden, anthropologists found remnants of celebratory wine in bronze cups and pottery. Analysts claim the wine came from a variety of different sources throughout Europe. This demonstrates that Nordic people used advanced trade routes spanning geographic boundaries. Anthropologists also ascertained a possible medicinal purpose for the wine. These discoveries bring new perspective on Nordic culture, which since the Roman era has been mired in images of barbarism. For the full report go to sciencedaily and to view more of Nordic culture head to science source.