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24 January, 2024 - 13:59
Toasted Bread and Walnuts: The Secret to Sophisticated Roman Wine Revealed
Of the many cultural and physical remnants left behind by the Romans, along with everlasting concrete, a love of wine also endures. When the Roman poet Horace contemplates death, he was more...
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6 September, 2023 - 20:52
This Mountain Has Been Home to Monks for 12 Centuries (Video)
Nestled on a Greek peninsula stands Mount Athos , a venerable sanctuary for Christian Orthodox adherents. For over twelve centuries, this remote haven has hosted monks in a timeless rhythm. Its...
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30 June, 2022 - 18:59
Secrets of Roman Winemaking Revealed By Pollen-Charcoal Residue Analysis
The Roman empire has historically been associated with wine and winemaking. Now more about just how they produced the beverage that was consumed by practically all in the nation, rich or poor, has...
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26 June, 2021 - 19:00
Heavily Seasoned: Why did the Ancients Like Salty Wine?
The history of wine stretches back to around 6,000 BC in the country of Georgia near the Caucasus mountains. However, knowledge of the wine and the wine-making process is scant at best. The most in-...
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14 November, 2017 - 01:45
Discovery of 8,000-year-old Residue in the Middle East is the Earliest Evidence Yet of Winemaking
Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE), a joint undertaking between the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Georgian National Museum, have uncovered evidence of the...
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31 August, 2017 - 13:57
6,000-Year-Old Cave Find Shows Sicilians Made Wine Way Before Previously Thought
Researchers have found traces of wine in Sicily dating back to the 4th millennium BC. According to experts, that could mean that Italians have been making and drinking wine for much longer than...
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26 July, 2017 - 22:50
Boutique Wine for Byzantines: 1,600-year-old Wine Press Discovered in the Negev Desert
The Times of Israel reports that a 1,600-year-old wine press has been discovered in a vast Byzantine building along the incense trade route in the southern Negev desert in Israel. Experts suggest...
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