To Open or Not to Open The 1,650-Year-Old Speyer Wine Bottle?

Contemporary historians have been debating for a few years now if they should open the Speyer wine bottle, which is believed to be the world’s oldest bottle of wine. The Pfalz Historical Museum in Germany has been home to the legendary 1,650-year-old bottle that is sealed with wax and contains a white liquid. The Speyer wine bottle. (Immanuel Giel/CC BY SA 3.0) History of Wine Even though the oldest evidence of wine production was found in Armenia around 4100 BC, it would be safe to say that Western tradition of…

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