Wednesday, December 4, 2013 |
As any wine connoisseur knows, your vintage bottles will age and mature better if kept under the right conditions. So experienced collectors will put their bottles in a cool cellar or wine fridge. Well, it turns out the ancient Canaanites figured that out - 3,700 years ago. Scientists have discovered the world's oldest wine cellar under an ancient Canaanite palace in Israel. And analysis of the huge ceramic jars that once held the wine shows that the ancient oenophiles had a pretty sophisticated palate.
Plus - solving the mystery of the moon's formation.