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1700 B.C. - In Northern Israel, Wine Was Consumed at Least 3,700 Years Ago

American and Israeli archaeologists have discovered a wine cellar in Northern Israel containing jars from 1,700 B.C. According to CBS News, a group of American and Israeli archaeologists found the wine cellar of Tel Kabri Palace, an ancient monument in November 2013. This is perhaps the oldest wine cellar of this kind to have been discovered. The ancient cellar, which was attached to the Tel Kabri Palace, contains 3,700-year-old jars. The space is believed to have been able to hold the equivalent of around 3,000 bottles. Of course, the wine is gone, but it might be possible to study some of the wine residue on the inside of the jars.

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