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The inhabitants of the Italian town of wine flowed from the tap

October 9 2008
11:45

Italian mountain-engineers at three minutes "turned water into wine" for the inhabitants of several houses in the small town of Marino in the autumnal festival of grapes and wine, said Wednesday the local authorities.

According to the tradition existing in the Italian town for many years now, a day celebrating the festival of grapes for a short time in all the fountains in the main square begins to beat is not water, but a real wine. However, this year in preparation for the celebration happened to "small" misunderstanding. " It turned out that the employees of Italian public utilities accidentally mixed up the pipe leading to the fountains with communications coming to the area of houses and the central bar.

As a result of such a "casus" Marino residents and owners of liquor establishments was presented with a pleasant surprise when out of their taps in the bathrooms and kitchens suddenly poured white wine. True duration of this "gift" was very short - only three minutes. Employees of public utilities of the city quickly realized his mistake and immediately stop "filing a drink."

Autumn Festival of grapes in the Italian town of Marino is one of the oldest holidays harvest across the country. According to tradition, he held the first Sunday in October. The taste of food connoisseurs local wineries have always represented hundreds of kilograms of different grape varieties, and thousands of liters of wine.

In these days of Marino spend a medieval joust, and ends a few days of the festival colorful fireworks.

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