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Carbon-14 Dating Reveals 5% of Vintage Wines May Be Frauds

March 21st, 2010 03:00 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Carbon dating isn’t all used for such academic pursuits as trying to determine the age of the Shroud of Turin, or figure out how old some rocks are. An anonymous reader writes “Up to 5% of fine wines are not from the year the label indicates, according to Australian researchers who have carbon dated some top dollar wines.”

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