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The wine in this country goes to the Phoenicia back, Greeks and Romans. The area is next to some other Mediterranean areas as one of the cradles of European wine production are considered. Already in the 8th Century BC It was cultivated vineyards in Illyria. Early Roman authors mention the introduction of a profitable, Illyrian grape in Italy. In the 7th Century BC Greek colonies were founded in what is now Albania. About 350 BC, was an independent kingdom of Illyria. Middle of the 2nd Century BC, the kingdom was conquered by the Romans around 30 BC, the province of Illyricum. From the end of the 4th Belonged century AD, then for many centuries, the Byzantine Empire. From the beginning of the 16th Century to the independence gained in 1912 it was u...You see a shortened form of description. The full description is reserved for our subscribers.