Wednesday, January 12, 2011

At 6,000 years old, wine press is oldest yet found

This means we were drinking wine for 500 years before we started wearing shoes.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Archeologists have unearthed the oldest wine-making facility ever found, using biochemical techniques to identify a dry red vintage made about 6,000 years ago in what is now southern Armenia.

The team found the world's oldest leather shoe, about 5,500 years old, at the same cave complex last year.


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