Browsing the "Wine" Tag

Byzantine wine presses found in Israel

December 8th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Wine presses dating back 1,500 years have been unearthed in Southern Israel. In the course of preparations for the construction


The oldest wine cellar in the Middle East

December 3rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wine cellar in Israel. The storage room stocked at least 3,000 bottles’ worth of the


6,000-year-old wine found in Greece

October 11th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Residue found on ceramics found in Greece maybe the oldest wine samples unearthed in Europe. 6,000-years-old! Now that’s what I


Wine grapes first domesticated in Turkey

November 27th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

DNA analysis suggests that Stone Age farmers first domesticated wine grapes in Turkey. “We wanted to collect samples from wild