Four Fascinating Facts About Wine

The oldest known winery in the world was discovered in 2007 in Armenia, and is thought to be at least 6,100 years old. Its existence implies that winemaking began much earlier. The earliest grape wine yet discovered is dated around 5400 BC; wheels were invented around 3500 BC.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The legs of a wine indicate its viscosity and alcohol content. 01:04

  2. It's helpful to separate the aroma of a wine into three components: fruit, earth and wood. 02:03

  3. As red wines age, they lose color. 04:11

Written by Curiosity Staff November 5, 2015