Mike Aquilina

Vintage Vintage

Thursday June 19th 2008, 10:48 am

National Geographic gives us more detail on that wine press near St. Catherine’s in Sinai: “Two wine presses found in Egypt were likely part of the area’s earliest winery, producing holy wine for export to Christians abroad, archaeologists say. Egyptian archaeologists discovered the two presses with large crosses carved across them near St. Catherine’s Monastery, a sixth-century A.D. complex near Mount Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula.”