Psasgot Edom 2011

Psagot Edom 2011

A Second Temple period wine press inspires a winemaker.

06/25/2014
Jewish Week Online Columnists
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Given the importance of wine in ancient times, it is not surprising that the writing on a clay jug fragment found in Jerusalem dating from the time of King Solomon is actually part of a wine label. University of Haifa Professor Gershon Galil believes the inscription indicated the vintage and appellation as well as quality of the wine contained within.

Psagot Edom 2011. Courtesy of Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon
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