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Earliest Evidence of Ancient Winemaking Found in China

Lynn Alley
Issue: March 31, 2005

Researchers have uncovered evidence of deliberate winemaking dating from approximately 7000 B.C. to 6000 B.C. But the find isn't from any of the major wine regions in the Western world. It comes from China, a country not known for a long tradition of making wine from fruit.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2005.

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