Modern Marvels: Wine
Wine, a beverage of unmatched cultural resonance, has been served at many of history's most significant events - from the Last Supper to Napoleon's defeat.
Now, join Modern Marvels for a full-bodied exploration of the changing world of wine. Travel the earth to visit some of the most notable wineries of today and go underground for a tour f the world's most historic wine cellar. Marvel at the widespread global production and consumption of wine - the likes of which were unthinkable until recently. And finally, learn how technology, including aerial imaging and infrared photography, once used by NASA to map the moon, is now being employed by wineries to analyze soil, vine vigor, and even disease.
From traditional winemaking to the high-tech methods used today, history explores the remarkable technology involved in crating the "juice of the gods."