A Second Temple period wine press inspires a winemaker.
By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon
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.