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Magazine Archives: Feb. 28, 2014

Archaeologists Unearth 3,700-Year-Old Wine Cellar

Dave Levitan
Issue: February 28, 2014


The ancient Canaanites apparently appreciated the finer things. Archaeologists working in northern Israel recently uncovered a large storeroom containing 40 well-preserved wine jars, dating to about 3,700 years ago. The jars may have contained wine flavored with herbs, which was likely consumed by the rich and powerful of the ancient city of Tel Kabri. Wine Spectator's Dave Levitan reports.


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