In this image released by the Georgian National Museum shows a neolithic jar from Khramis Didi-Gora, Georgia. Pottery fragments from 8,000-year-old jars unearthed near the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, are the earliest evidence of winemaking in the Near East, bringing the tradition back almost 1,000 years earlier than thought, researchers said. Photo: AFP

Earliest evidence of wine made from grapes is found in Georgia in 8,000-year old pottery jars

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In this image released by the Georgian National Museum shows a neolithic jar from Khramis Didi-Gora, Georgia. Pottery fragments from 8,000-year-old jars unearthed near the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, are the earliest evidence of winemaking in the Near East, bringing the tradition back almost 1,000 years earlier than thought, researchers said. Photo: AFP
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