With an average of 480 bottles consumed per person, the ancient Israelites needed an effective method for the mass production of their favourite tipple.
Requiring copious amounts of grapes and a serious amount of man power, Israel’s wine was exported overseas as well as being sold at its own traditional markets. Some of the wine even made its way to Jerusalem’s famous temples.
Watch this video to learn more about the ancient practices of wine making and to see the remains of an ancient winepress in Israel:
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