Chemical analysis confirms discovery of oldest wine-making equipment ever found

UCLA scientists use new scientific method to verify vintage 4100 B.C. wine.

Analysis by a UCLA-led team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of the oldest complete wine production facility ever found, including grape seeds, withered grape vines, remains of pressed grapes, a rudimentary wine press, a clay vat apparently used for fermentation, wine-soaked potsherds, and even a cup and drinking bowl.
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~ by fogcityfoodie on January 11, 2011.

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