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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2011 - Jan. 15, 2012

Sunken Treasure

Mitch Frank
Issue: December 31, 2011


From the ancient Greeks to today, a lot of wine is shipped by sea-which might explain why Homer called it "wine-dark," because plenty of wine has sunk below its waves and has been lost.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 6, 2011.


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