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Bordeaux-ver the moon: French wine to return from space station after 12 months – The Guardian

Experts looking forward to tasting some of the 12 bottles of Bordeaux that will splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico via a SpaceX Dragon capsule

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The International Space Station bid adieu on Tuesday to 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine and hundreds of snippets of grapevines that spent a year orbiting the world in the name of science.
The wine and vines and thousands of pounds of other gear and research, including mice will splashdown onboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule on Wednesday night in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Tampa.
The bottles of French wine each bottle nestled inside a steel cylinder to prevent breakage remained corked aboard the…

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