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The literature on the subject of wine and viticulture is at least as varied and extensive as the wines of the world. Already in the Old Testament the Bible But also older works, wine is a central theme and is often mentioned. Viticulture and wine culture at a professional level already existed at least 6,000 to perhaps even 8,000 years ago antiquity, The origin of the cultivated grapevine or viticulture lies in Mesopotamia Mesopotamia, in Transcaucasia (Georgia) or according to the latest findings in Southeast Anatolia in the Turkey, Wine has already been written at this time, but this can not yet be described as wine literature. As the first witness of Greek wine culture applies Homer in his works Iliad and Odyssey about 730 BC. In poetic form on viticulture and Weingenuss reported.

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