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Wine Fun Facts

Do you know of a wine bottle that can actually hold 30 liters of wine? The name of this wine is Melchizedek, which in old Canaanite means Midas or King.

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Wine Fun Facts

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The Burgundy region of Eastern France is known for the red Burgundy wine. Pinot Noir grapes are used to make this wine.
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It is the red wine that the French province of Provence is famous for. Cassis is the only area that produces white wine, while 75% of the region produces rose wine.
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Thomas Jefferson, the US President in 1787, produced a ranking of the best regional wines when he did a tour of Bordeaux.
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Cabernet Sauvignon, also known as the King of grapes, is a red wine grape. In the world of wine, it is also known as one of the noblest grapes.
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Ernest and Julio were two brothers who founded the E&J Gallo Winery in 1933. It is the largest winery in the world, with 20,000 acres of vineyards and 80 different labels.
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The corkscrew is believed to have been invented in 1676 in London by John Worlidge. However, Samuel Henshall was granted the first patent for the same in 1795.
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The oldest evidence of grapes being sued for the preparation of wines has been found in China during the ancient period of 7000BCE.
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The largest wine-producing country in the world is Italy, followed by Spain and France. In 2020, Italy had the highest export volume of wine in the world.
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Dionysus is considered the God of wine. He, according to Greco-Roman religion, is the nature God of vegetation and fruitfulness.
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The earliest evidence of wine has been found in Armenia, dating back to 600 BC. The oldest winery that is still operational is Boschendal Winery, Franschhoek, located in South Africa.

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