At the beginning the vine was...
The vineyard according to the paleontologists, has history of many millions of years. Before the ice age flourished in the polar zone. The glacier, however limited the spread and enforced the geographical isolation between varieties. Most importantly, however, was that, in the region of the southern Caucasus, Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Mesopotamia, was born the kind of the Vines Oenoforos (Vitisvinifera, subspecies caucasica), almost exclusively - in several different varieties and -hybrids grown today.
They are found seeds from wild grapes in caves inhabited by prehistoric nomadic movements of equality. Of course, when around 5000 BC was the permanent establishment of populations and the systematic cultivation of land, effectively started and growing art.
The Aryans, the ancestors of the Indians in the Caucasus-Caspian region, the ancient Persians, Simitikoi peoples and the Assyrians are the first known growers and later became known to the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the inhabitants of Asia Minor and Greece. Alongside the wine mentioned in ancient China!