Researchers Discover Wine Dating Back 6,000 Years

Turns out Italians have been making wine for even longer than we thought. A research team from the University of South Florida ran tests on an ancient jar found in a cave in Sicily, and found it contained traces of 6,000 year-old vino. We don't know, however, if it was red or white. 

The previous oldest Italian wine residue was found in a Nuragic winepress near Cagliari in the early 1990s. That wine was a measly 3,000 years-old.

Source: The Local 


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