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Discovery of 8,000-year-old Residue in the Middle East is the Earliest Evidence Yet of Winemaking

November 14, 2017 - General
This is base of Neolithic jar being prepared for sampling for residue analysis.

Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE), a joint undertaking between the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Georgian National Museum, have uncovered evidence of the earliest winemaking anywhere in the world. The discovery dates the origin of the practice to the Neolithic period around 6000 BC, pushing it back 600-1,000 years from the previously accepted date.


Source: origins

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