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Croatian Vintner Ages Wines in Amphoras on Adriatic Sea Floor


Croatian Vintner Ages Wines in Amphoras on Adriatic Sea Floor
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Traditional two-handled ceramic jars known as amphoras were used extensively in ancient Greece to store and transport a variety of products, especially wine. These days they are more likely to be found in shipwrecks than in stores. But wine-filled amphoras are once again being found on the sea floor, not from sunken ships, but deliberately placed there by a special Eastern European winery. Faith Lapidus explains.

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