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Tuscany's Wine Windows "Buchette del Vino"

Melanie Wong | Aug 6, 202003:37 PM    

" . . . First introduced in the 1600s, their true purpose went untapped for centuries after the plague — that is, until a new one came along this year.

'Everyone is confined to home for two months and then the government permits a gradual reopening,' the Wine Window Association website reads. 'During this time, some enterprising Florentine Wine Window owners have turned back the clock and are using their Wine Windows to dispense glasses of wine, cups of coffee, drinks, sandwiches and ice cream — all germ-free, contactless!' . . ."

Medieval ‘wine windows’ are reopening, reviving Italian plague tradition

It’s a quaint tradition — with a very dark history.

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