2,000-Year-Old Rice Wine Discovered in China
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-07-05 07:00
Radio Australia: Scientists are excited by the discovery of a jar of 2,000-year-old wine in northern China. China's northern province of Xian has given the world the famous terracotta burial army. Now it may become known for its ancient wine. A bronze jar containing a quantity of light green rice wine was discovered recently in northern China. The wine is said to be of "high purity," and is the largest quantity of wine of this age yet discovered in China. Scientists have stored their prize in glass and will subject it to furthern study.