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How Georgia's wine industry came back from oblivion

Six thousand years before Christ turned water into wine, the ancestors of modern-day Georgia were turning grapes into it. It's thanks to these imaginative Stone Age sapiens that today we enjoy Gamay from Beaujolais, Chianti from Tuscany, Rioja from Navarro and Cabernet Sauvignon everywhere from France to New Zealand.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites list grows

Italy has reason to celebrate with a glass of something fizzy -- its Prosecco Hills region, famous for producing sparkling wine, has been named as one of the latest additions to the UNESCO World Heritage List.