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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2013

The Quest to Uncover Wine’s Origins

Suzanne Mustacich
Issue: March 31, 2013


What was the first wine appellation? According to new research from leading scientists, mankind's long history of cultivating grapes for wine may have begun in southeast Anatolia, in modern-day Turkey. Research has also shown that our favorite grapes are more closely related than previously thought. Wine Spectator's Suzanne Mustacich has the story.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 26, 2013.


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