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Question 1: In the north and east, where little or no grapes were grown, ________ and ale were the common drink of both commoners and nobility.
BeerBockAlcoholic beverageBrewing

Question 2: Winemaking scenes on tomb walls, and the offering lists that accompanied them, included wine that was definitely produced at the deltaic ________.
Vitis viniferaGrapeVineyardPhylloxera

Question 3: [26] Finds in nearby containers led the same study to establish that Shedeh, the most precious drink in ancient Egypt, was made from red grapes, not ________ as previously thought.
GarlicFennelPomegranateCumin

Question 4: This would have become easier following the development of pottery vessels in the later ________ of the Near East, about 9000 years ago.
Cucuteni-Trypillian cultureLinear Pottery cultureNeolithicVinča culture

Question 5: The Benedictines owned vineyards in Champagne (Dom Perignon was a Benedictine monk), Burgundy, and ________ in France and in the Rheingau and Franconia in Germany.
Barsac, GirondeBordeauxSaint-ÉmilionPessac

Question 6: Many grape varieties and cultivation techniques were developed and barrels, invented by the ________, and later glass bottles, invented by the Syrians, began to compete with terracotta amphorae for storing and shipping wine.
CeltsGaulLa Tène cultureGalatia

Question 7: In the ________ before the advent of Islam wine was traded by Aramaic merchants, as the environment was not well-suited to the growing of vines.
AsiaMiddle EastWestern AsiaArabian Peninsula

Question 8: Following the Greek invention of the screw, wine presses became common on ________.
Roman villaRoman EmpireRomeAncient Rome

Question 9: Wild grapes grow in Georgia, northern Levant, coastal and southeastern Turkey, northern Iran or ________.
PolandArmeniaGreeceCyprus

Question 10: Archaeological evidence suggests that the earliest wine production came from sites in Georgia and ________, dating from 6000 to 5000 BC.
AzerbaijanIranIran–Iraq WarIraq







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