Wine experts react to the color and smell of wine recovered from a shipwreck at the Wine + Food Festival in Charleston, South Carolina
(L-R) Wine experts Pierre-Louis Teissedre, Larry Stone, Paul Roberts and Ray Isle, react to the color and smell of wine recovered from a shipwreck at the Wine + Food Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, March 6, 2015. A bottle of wine recovered intact four years ago from the 1864 wreck of a Civil War blockade runner that sank off the coast of Bermuda was uncorked and sipped by a panel of experts on Friday during the food festival in Charleston, South Carolina. The wine was one of five sealed bottles recovered by marine archaeologists from the Mary-Celestia, an iron-hulled sidewheel steamship that sank under mysterious circumstances during the U.S. Civil War. REUTERS/Randall Hill (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT FOOD SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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