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Scientists about oldest wine traces discovered in Georgia
17 November, 2017
Georgian scientists are excited about the discovery that the oldest evidence of wine-making was found in Georgia, south of Tbilisi.

In a study published Monday, researchers found wine residue on pottery jars from two archaeological sites in Georgia dating back to 6000 B.C. Part of the team of international scientists from seven countries were the Georgian scientists Mindia Jalabadze, head of the archaeological expedition, and Eliso Kvavadze, who held the paleobotanical studies. Both work at the Georgian National Museum and
were part of this study from the beginning. Georgian Journal talked to them about their achievements.

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Site where excavations take place (photographs Stephen Batiuk, Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition)

Author: Simone Herrmann

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