Salt was a valuable commodity in ancient and medieval times as people depended upon salt to preserve food. Historical evidence shows that salt mining was carried out even in the Neolithic age. If you’re looking for a fascinating read during the pandemic, look no further than Mark Kurlansky’s book, Salt: a World History. Who would have ever thought such a common item as today’s table salt could have influenced the establishment of historical trade routes and cities, provoked and financed wars, and even inspired revolutions?
A Mallorcan Michelin star chef is now selling premium sea salt with the island's wild herbs
Even today in the poorest countries of Africa, salt is still largely regarded as a currency for trade. Undeniably, the history of salt has left an indelible mark on cultures around the globe. Come with Wine-Knows to Mallorca island September 24-October 1st to see a fascinating millenniums-old method for producing sea salt.