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"Ancient wine found in China"
Ancient wine found in China
keywords: China - wine - Han dynasty
There is a saying that fine wine improves with age. But does this apply to a wine that is 2,000 years old.
Well, archaeologists in China may soon be able to tell us.
State media said that when Chinese archaeologists unearthed a large bronze jar in the Western city of Xi'an they discovered about five litres of light green rice wine inside.
The jar shaped like a phoenix head was found in a tomb. ...
Read more at BBC News (june 21, 2003)