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Why do we toast?

All cultures toast in their own way. But where does this tradition come from?

Toast was a greeting to the gods

The ancient Greeks were already toasting, with drinkers offering ceremonial greetings to the gods.

In our parts of the world, the Savory drink was a regular part of the pagan festivals of the gods.

All cultures have developed their own toast habits, but most raise the glasses and sound before a sip is taken.

Video: Why Do We Toast Drinks? (February 2020).

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