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Humans have been making grape wine for a lot longer than previously thought

While excavating two neolithic villages in the country of Georgia, archeologists discovered evidence that humans were making grape wine hundreds of years earlier than researchers previously believed.

In 1968, archeologists in northern Iran found six containers that dated back 7,000 years, containing traces of chemicals found in wine. Today, a new team working out of the South Caucasus region of Georgia found fragments of fired clay pots that analysis suggests are from 6,000-5,800 BC. Writing in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers said that inside eight of...

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News Posted By: theweek - Tuesday, 14 November, 2017