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Wine

The German name "wine" comes from the Latin "Vinum". Names in other languages ​​are, for example, Indonesian Anggur; Hungarian Boron; Irish (gaelic) Fion; Georgian Ghvino; Arabic Khamr; Greek Oinos; Chinese Pútáojiǔ or Hóngjiǔ; Turkish Sarap; french vin; Italian and Spanish Vino; Portuguese Vinho; Flemish Wijn; English Wine; Croatian, Polish and Russian Wino.

Wine has been produced for at least 6,000 to perhaps 8,000 years, being the cradle of the winemaking the historical landscape Mesopotamia. Transcaucasia and according to the latest findings Southeast Anatolia in the Turkey is suspected. Presumably beer even older, but of course that is no longer apparent. In any case, beer and wine are earliest evidence of human drinking culture, In the Greek and later Roman antiquity developed an upstanding wine culture.

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