world’s popular mass media outlets and many news agencies say that the wine is
8,000 years old and just 8,000 years ago
the wine was born in Georgia - the
Minister of Agriculture, Levan Davitashvili said at the closing of the Georgian vine and wine
cultural state project at Radisson hotel.
Levan Davitashvili spoke about the article published in the scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences DNAS which says that archaeological excavations found on the territory of Georgia prove that the tribes made wine 8,000 years ago.
"Today is an important day. This article was published on November 13th. Today the world's popular press, National Geographic and many other news agencies, report that wine is 8,000 years old and just 8,000 years ago it was born in Georgia. This is a very important scientific discovery that will enable our culture to communicate all over the world. We show Georgia to the world community in a new way, "said Levan Davitashvili.
PNAS journal published an article entitled "Georgia's Early Neolithic Wine from the South Caucasus". The article deals with the newly conducted multidisciplinary research of archaeological material found on the territory of Georgia that proves that the tribes lived here made wine in 6000-5800 BC, or 8,000 years ago.