Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Meteorito Wine Was Sent Down from the Heavens

by Hazel Chua

You know what they say about wine: the older it is, the better it gets. But what about wine that was literally fermented with the usual stuff and with something that’s extremely old? Like roughly around 4.5 billion years old?

Apparently, not so bad. But you might have to try it out yourself by grabbing a bottle of of Meteorito. The wine was basically a fusion of interests for Ian Hutcheon, who runs a vineyard and this astronomy center in Chile called the Centro Astronomica Tagua Tagua.

Meteorito

What he did was ferment the red wine by putting the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes with the three-inch meteorite inside the wooden barrel. The wine is then bottled twenty-five days later.

Meteorito Meteorite

So how does Meteorito taste compared to the non-meteorite version of the wine? According to Hutcheon, it is “livelier.” But hey, maybe that’s what something from space can do either to you (or to the wine.)

Each bottle of Meteorito costs just £7 (~$11 USD), and over 10,000 have so far been fermented.

[via Daily Mail]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Millennium Falcon and X-Wing Drones Arrive for Force Friday

Millennium Falcon and X-Wing Drones Arrive for Force Friday

Ants March Around iPhone When it Rings

Ants March Around iPhone When it Rings

Own Your Own Battle-scarred Terminator

Own Your Own Battle-scarred Terminator

Star Wars Wall Décor: A Long Time Ago, on a Wall Far, Far, Away

Star Wars Wall Décor: A Long Time Ago, on a Wall Far, Far, Away

GoBox Raspberry Pi Robot Subscription Kit: Maker 1

GoBox Raspberry Pi Robot Subscription Kit: Maker 1

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by