January 1, 2023
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The Historical Timeline of Wine
⟶ Updated 9 Nov 2018 ⟶
List of edits
King Ashurnasirpal II of Assyria holds feast to mark the inauguration of his new capital at Nimrud in 870 B.C.E.
Earliest physical evidence of wine.
Grapevines were being cultivated in the eastern Mediterranean by 2500 B.C.E.
Cuneiform tablets show that by 785 B.C.E., wine rations were being provided to people of the Assyrian royal household.
Property-owning classes in Athens are categorized by their Vineyards.
Greek wine was being exported all over Europe by the 5th century B.C.E.
Rome becomes the leading wine producer in the Mediterranean.
North African wines start to dominate.
The greatest wine tasting event in history.
First emergence of wine in the Zagros Mountains.(9000-4000 B.C.E.)
Wine remains an elite drink during the second millennium.
Rome conquers Greece.
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