Ancient wine

Grapes have been around a lot longer than humans, or at least the human species as we know it today. The earliest fossil traces of grape plants date back somewhere around 60 million years, and have been found in several areas of Eurasia. The fossil record for domesticated grapes is a little younger: what appear to be traces of grape cultivation dating back 6000-8000 years have been unearthed in present-day Georgia and Jordan, … Continue reading Ancient wine