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Saturday 4 July 2015

Israel

Boys dig up ancient wine press

A group of history obsessed boys have “methodically” and with great care found and excavated a 6th -7th century AD wine press in Jerusalem.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Ancient Egyptian beer vessels found in Israel

Further evidence of ancient brewing has been discovered at an archaeological site in Israel with the unearthing of fragments of ancient Egyptian beer vessels.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Seeds could unlock secrets of ancient wine

Charred grape seeds dating back to the Byzantine era could help scientists recreate the “Wine of the Negev,” noted in history as one of the finest wines in the Byzantine Empire.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Scientist to resurrect biblical wines

An Israeli researcher is on a mission to track down the winemaking grapes used in the time of King David in the hope of bringing them back to life.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 3 Comments »

Ancient ‘industrial’ winery unearthed

An industrial winery dating back nearly 2,000 years to the Byzantine period has been uncovered in Israel.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Findings from Bronze Age wine cellar revealed

Wine from what is possibly the oldest and largest collection of wine containers has been studied shedding new light on ancient wine production.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Christians in Gaza make illegal wine in defiance of Hamas

Christians in Gaza have come up with some novel methods to produce wine against the odds.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Israel

The land of milk and honey… and wine

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

3,000 year old bin-end wine label deciphered

An archaeologist thinks he has found evidence of wine provided to the slaves who worked on Temple Mount in Bronze Age Jerusalem.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s oldest cellar unearthed in Israel

Scientists have unearthed a 3,700-year-old wine cellar thought to be the oldest in the world amid the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

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