December 5, 2018

The Oldest Bottles Of Wine In The World: Scientists Discover ‘Mind-Altering’ 8,000-Year-Old Vintage Tipple Created And Drunk By Neolithic Farmers In Georgia

By Shivali Best For Mailonline - PUBLISHED: 20:00 GMT, 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 13 November 2017 Scientists believe the practice of crushing grapes to produce a heady alcoholic drink started up to 8,000 years ago in the South Caucasus region between eastern Europe and western Asia Scientists Have Analysed Pottery Fragments From Two Sites In Georgia Their analysis revealed the chemical signatures of grapes and wine Findings push back the origins of wine 1,000 years to the Neolithic period Previously the oldest known traces of wine dated to about 5,000 BC and were recovered from th...

December 5, 2018

Worlds’ Earliest Evidence Of Winemaking Found In 8,000-Year-Old Jars In Georgia

Wine-Making As A Tradition Turns Out To Be Older By Almost 1,000 Than Previously Thought. The Worlds Earliest Evidence Of Grape Wine-Making Has Been Detected In 8,000-Year-Old Pottery Jars Unearthed In Georgia. Updated: Nov 14, 2017 10:39 IST Agence France-Presse, Miami Before, the oldest chemical evidence of wine in the Near East dated to 5,400-5,000 BC (about 7,000 years ago) and was from the Zagros Mountains of Iran, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer-reviewed US journal. The worlds very first wine is thought to have been made from rice in China around 9,000 years ago. “We bel...

December 5, 2018

World’s Oldest Wine Discovered In Georgia

Www.Cntraveler.Com By Benjamin Kemper November 15, 2017 Getty Georgia\'s long claimed to have invented wine—now it\'s got some convincing proof. Share via facebook dialog Share via Pinterest New evidence shows that our love for wine dates back to the Stone Age. Next time you pop open a bottle of wine, pour one out for our Stone Age brethren. A study published on Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal claims that as far back as 6000 B.C., prehistoric farmers were making wine in the fertile valleys of southern Georgia, the small Caucasus nation sandwiched between Europe and the Middle East. The ...