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In ancient times and during antiquity, the advanced civilisations of the Near East and Central Asia such as Assyria, Babylonia and Mesopotamia were the most important founders of viticulture and wine culture. Asia is thus considered the cradle of wine culture. Vines are cultivated in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Yemen, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia (partly Europe), Sri Lanka, South Korea, Syria, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Turkey (partly Europe), Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Cyprus.

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