Day: August 8, 2020

Tuscany brings back ‘wine windows’ used during the plague

Wine windows are just as they sound: pint-size hatches, carved into the concrete walls of urban wineries and shops, where beverage merchants would serve sips at a safe social distance. (iStock) It’s a quaint tradition — with a very dark history. Centuries ago, the bubonic plague, otherwise known as the Black Death, swept through Europe, killing […]

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