Not long ago, archaeologists in Israel might have identified Jezreel winery featured in the Bible. The ancient winery was first discovered in 2013 and then explored in several seasons of excavations in the following years. The ancient production facility consists of several installations carved right into the bedrock.

In the Books of Kings, there is one Jezreel winery that becomes a setting of some of the most gruesome episodes of greed, violence, sin, and divine retribution. Researchers have identified elements that confirm the excavation carried out in northern Israel is very compatible with the biblical narrative, according to a paper published in a recent issue of the Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies. So here is the story...

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