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Pottery Shards Found Near Tbilisi Hold Clues to Origin of Wine Industry

The eight shards, recovered from two sites about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of Tbilisi, are roughly 8,000 years old. That's some 600 to 1,000 years older than the previous record, revealed by a wine jar found in nearby Iran.

It's not the oldest sign of winemaking; other evidence shows that a beverage that mixed grape wine with rice beer and other ingredients was produced as long as 9,000 years ago in China.

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by Cat on Tue Nov 14th, 2017 at 03:12:06 PM EST
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