A vintage discovery: 1,200-year-old Byzantine wine press found in the Israeli desert

Posted August 9, 2017 5:00 pm by Daniel Esparza

A vintage discovery: 1,200-year-old Byzantine wine press found in the Israeli desert

The structure was able to hold 6,500 liters of wine.Even if the Israeli Negev desert seems to be a particularly arid area, irrigation systems used since ancient times have historically made agricultural activity thrive and prosper. That was the case, in particular, for Negevi grapes, the wines from which were exported to almost every corner Read More…

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