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This 8000-year-old jar holds traces of what may be Eurasia’s oldest wine

Nov. 13, 2017

Long before vineyards from Lebanon to Languedoc were winemaking meccas, Georgia was the place to be. That’s because the modern country has just laid claim to the most ancient evidence for winemaking in Eurasia: wine-soaked pottery sherds that push back the genesis of fermented grape beverages in the region to nearly 8000 years ago.

News Article by:  Michael Price, Science Magazine

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photo:  Georgian National Museum