Crusader Winery Unearthed in Israel

Crusader Winery Unearthed in Israel
Archaeologists uncovered two treading floors in Israel. They theorize that locals brought their harvested grapes to the site, crushed them at the winery and then took the juice home to ferment. (Dr. Rabei Khamisy, The Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa)
From the Nov 15, 2019, issue

A team of archaeologists has dug up the largest-yet-found Crusader winery in the Israeli town of Mi'ilya.

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