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Fri June 7, 2013

Tracing The Origins Of French Winemaking

Originally published on Fri June 7, 2013 10:33 am

Many people associate France today with the production of great wines. But winemaking isn't native to the French. Patrick McGovern, an archaeologist of fermented beverages, has dated the beginning of viniculture in France to around 500 B.C. and contact with the Etruscans.

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