Earliest known evidence of winemaking found

Posted at 5:57 AM, Nov 14, 2017

   NEW YORK -- Talk about vintage wine: Pieces of broken pottery found in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today's winemaking industry.

The eight shards, recovered from two sites about 30 miles south of Tbilisi, are roughly 8,000 years old.

That's some 600 to 1,000 years older than the previous record which was revealed by a wine jar found in nearby Iran.