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Georgia on my wine

Cosmos Magazine - Tue 14 Nov 17

Neolithic grapevines were the same species as the ones used by most winemakers today. Jeff Glorfeld reports.

'World's oldest wine' found in 8,000-year-old jars in Georgia

BBC News - Mon 13 Nov 17

Pottery found near Tbilisi shows wine-making was taking place 8,000 years ago, scientists say.

Earliest evidence of winemaking: Team discovers 8,000-year-old wine production in ancient Middle East - Mon 13 Nov 17

Excavations in the Republic of Georgia by the Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE), a joint undertaking between the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Georgian ...

Earliest known evidence of wine-making unearthed

FOXNews - Thu 16 Nov 17

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou, my Neolithic darling.Archaeologists working in the Republic of Georgia have uncovered evidence that human beings have been savoring the fruit of the ...

Even 8,000 years ago, a meal without wine was like a day without sunshine

Arstechnica - Tue 14 Nov 17

Earliest evidence of wine in the Near East has been found, in Georgia.

Humans have been drinking wine for at least 8,000 years

ZME Science - Tue 14 Nov 17

You have the ancient Georgians to thank for your favourite wine.

8,000-Year-Old Jars Are the Earliest Evidence of Winemaking

Livescience - Mon 13 Nov 17

This remarkable find deserves a toast: People were fermenting grapes into wine about 8,000 years ago in what is now the Republic of Georgia, say scientists who found what's now considered the ...

Scientists have found the oldest example of the domestication of a wild-growing Eurasian grapevine solely for the production of wine.

Discovery News - Mon 13 Nov 17

Credit: ThinkstockScientific analysis of 8,000-year-old pottery jars unearthed in Georgia offers the world’s earliest evidence of grape wine-making, dating the tradition almost ...

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Reuters - Mon 13 Nov 17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oenophiles take note: 5980 BC was a very good year for wine.

Scientists discover 8,000-year-old wine bottles in Georgia

Daily Mail - Mon 13 Nov 17

Scientists led by the Georgian National Museum believe the practice of crushing grapes to produce wine started in the South Caucasus region between Europe and western Asia.

Earliest Evidence of Winemaking Discovered in Ancient Middle East

Laboratory Equipment - Tue 14 Nov 17

NewsExcavations in the Republic of Georgia uncovered evidence of the earliest winemaking anywhere in the world. The discovery dates the origin of the practice to the Neolithic period around ...

Talk about vintage: Pottery shards show 8,000-year-old wine

AP - Mon 13 Nov 17

NEW YORK (AP) -- Talk about vintage wine: Pieces of broken pottery found in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today's winemaking industry....