Armenia:

Do you know where the oldest winery in the world can be found?

In the Areni region, Armen
 
If making the oldest known leather shoe wasn’t enough, a prehistoric people in what’s now Armenia also built the world’s oldest known winery…
 
“This is the earliest, most reliable evidence of wine production,” said archaeologist Gregory Areshian of the University of California, Los Angeles.
 
“For the first time, we have a complete archaeological picture of wine production dating back 6,100 years,” he said.
 
To test whether the vat and jars in the Armenian cave had held wine, the team chemically analysed pottery shards—which had been radiocarbon-dated to between 4100 B.C. and 4000 B.C.—for tell-tale residues.
 
 

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