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The story of wine is the story of mankind. The moment early humans made the change from a 'hunter-gather' society to an 'agricultural society' during the Neolithic Age, wine has played an important role in our lives.

The ancient empires of the Egyptians, Greecians and Romans spread V. vinifera grapes around the Mediterranean Basin and eventually across continental Europe. Today, these wine grapes grow on six continents, and never before has there been both the volume and variety of wines we have today.

Wine production is now measured in billions of gallons, and around the world a new winery opens almost on a daily basis. The complexity of the international wine scene is too much for one website to address. This site will explore wine-related issues of food, health and travel in major wine regions of the world.

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