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Monday, November 4 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Scholar Of Ancient Wine


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Monday Evenings, November 4th to January 6th. No class on November 11th (Veterans Day) or December 23rd (Christmas Break).

A Selection of the Regions Covered in Scholar of Ancient Wine

Caucasus Region (Georgia): Recognized as possibly the oldest wine-producing region in the world, with viticulture dating back to 6000-5800 BC, Georgia’s traditional qvevri winemaking method is a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Near East (Lebanon and Syria): With over 6,000 years of history, this region’s ancient cities and the Phoenicians played a crucial role in spreading winemaking across the Mediterranean.

Armenia: The discovery of a 4100-year-old winery in the Areni cave highlights Armenia’s deep wine heritage.

Greece: A vital part of Greek culture and mythology, viticulture has been present since around 4500 BC.

Istria (Croatia, Slovenia, Italy): This peninsula, with a winemaking history influenced by the Greeks and Romans, is known for its indigenous and international grape varieties.

Rome: Central to the Roman Empire, Rome’s influence on viticulture spread across Europe, establishing foundational practices and trade routes that have shaped the wine world.

Trinacria and Campania Felix: Ancient Greeks and Etruscans laid the foundations for viticulture here, making it one of Europe’s oldest wine regions.

Türkiye: One of the world’s oldest wine-producing countries, with viticulture dating back to 4000 BC in Anatolia, reflecting ancient civilizations’ contributions to winemaking.

Carthage (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia): The Phoenicians introduced winemaking to North Africa, and the region’s viticulture flourished during the Roman era. Today, it’s known for its rich array of indigenous and international grape varieties, continuing a millennia-old tradition of winemaking amidst its diverse climates and landscapes.

Baetica: Famous for its sherry production, Andalucía’s viticultural history is steeped in Phoenician, Greek, and Roman influences. The region’s unique climate and soil conditions have fostered a distinctive winemaking tradition that dates back thousands of years.

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