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Foreign Scientists Acknowledge Georgia as Homeland of Winemaking

Georgia is the cradle of viticulture and winemaking and this was substantiated by specialists from 7 countries after 3-year research works.

The project was led by Patrick McGovern. Pennsylvania University Museum professor, biochemist and winemaking historian.

On October 10-11 in Bordeaux, the city of wine civilization, as part of Georgia – Cradle of Winemaking exhibition, this scientific group will hold a meeting and introduce the research report to interested audience.

The leading specialists have scrupulously examined rich archaeological materials of various periods, including ancient grape stones, deposited acids on clay and clay vessels that was identified as wine.

Georgia is the first country invited to Bordeaux Wine Civilization Center. The exhibition – Georgia – the Cradle of Winemaking opened on July 31 and will last up to the end of November 2017.