Wine: Vessels of pedigree and distinction

The use of terracotta clay amphoras to ferment and store wine dates back eight thousand years

4th April, 2021
Wine: Vessels of pedigree and distinction
The Zorah winery in rural Georgia: the former Soviet republic is the birthplace of the amphora

The first Sunday after the first full moon of the spring equinox may seem like an arbitrary choice to celebrate the Christian calendar’s biggest liturgical event. It’s by no means an accident, however, that Easter Sunday occurs at this time of year. As the days start to lengthen, spring brings a sense of new beginnings, opportunities and, in a religious sense, resurrection.

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