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Early Neolithic wine of Georgia in the South Caucasus. / McGovern, Patrick; Jalabadze, Mindia; Batiuk, Stephen; Callahan, Michael P.; Smith, Karen E.; Hall, Gretchen R.; Kvavadze, Eliso; Maghradze, David; Rusishvili, Nana; Bouby, Laurent; Failla, Osvaldo; Cola, Gabriele; Mariani, Luigi; Boaretto, Elisabetta; Bacilieri, Roberto; This, Patrice; Wales, Nathan; Lordkipanidze, David.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 114, No. 48, 28.11.2017, p. E10309-E10318.

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McGovern, P, Jalabadze, M, Batiuk, S, Callahan, MP, Smith, KE, Hall, GR, Kvavadze, E, Maghradze, D, Rusishvili, N, Bouby, L, Failla, O, Cola, G, Mariani, L, Boaretto, E, Bacilieri, R, This, P, Wales, N & Lordkipanidze, D 2017, 'Early Neolithic wine of Georgia in the South Caucasus', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 114, no. 48, pp. E10309-E10318. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1714728114

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McGovern, P., Jalabadze, M., Batiuk, S., Callahan, M. P., Smith, K. E., Hall, G. R., ... Lordkipanidze, D. (2017). Early Neolithic wine of Georgia in the South Caucasus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(48), E10309-E10318. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1714728114

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McGovern P, Jalabadze M, Batiuk S, Callahan MP, Smith KE, Hall GR et al. Early Neolithic wine of Georgia in the South Caucasus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2017 Nov 28;114(48):E10309-E10318. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1714728114

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McGovern, Patrick ; Jalabadze, Mindia ; Batiuk, Stephen ; Callahan, Michael P. ; Smith, Karen E. ; Hall, Gretchen R. ; Kvavadze, Eliso ; Maghradze, David ; Rusishvili, Nana ; Bouby, Laurent ; Failla, Osvaldo ; Cola, Gabriele ; Mariani, Luigi ; Boaretto, Elisabetta ; Bacilieri, Roberto ; This, Patrice ; Wales, Nathan ; Lordkipanidze, David. / Early Neolithic wine of Georgia in the South Caucasus. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2017 ; Vol. 114, No. 48. pp. E10309-E10318.

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