Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Archaeologists have found possibly the largest and oldest collection of wine, in the northern Israeli city of Tel Kabri, dating back to 1700 BCE.
The cellar was discovered in the ruined palace of the Canaanite city and contained forty jars, each holding 13 gallons of sweet, strong wine. The site is close to modern-day wineries found in Israel.
"This wasn't moonshine that someone was brewing in their basement, eyeballing the measurements," said Andrew Koh, assistant professor of classical studies at Brandeis University. "This wine's recipe was strictly followed in each and every jar."
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