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    If you like wine...

    Went on a food tour around Modena, Italy today and we drove past a wine maker who lets you drive up in your car and fill barrels of wine. It looks identical to a gas pump. Pretty sweet. Believe it or not the wine was actually cheaper than the fuel (diesel).$1.15 per liter compared to $1.50/liter for fuel.








    I wish someone would do this with beer.



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    Re: If you like wine...

    That's awesome! Too bad you can't ship it back to the USA!

    I love Italian Reds - especially Chianti; they got it all over the French


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    Re: If you like wine...

    Thought I would post a few more pictures now that I'm back. The picture of the car is a Fiat 500 that we drove from Venice to Siena.


































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    Re: If you like wine...

    The cheese is from a coop that produces Parmigiano Reggiano. Interesting side note, I've always heard that Europeans get a lot of vacation time. There are 4 guys that work at this factory and the one that's been there for 20 years has only had 30 days off in that time. On the plus side he brings in $8,000 euro's a month! That's $135K/year.

    The barrels are full of true Balsamic Vinegar that's been aged a minimum of 12 years but some of it's over 50 years old. Not the type you buy in Iowa.

    We were just a few miles from the Ferrari plant and saw 2 Ferrari test mules driving. Pretty funny that they try to disguise the Ferrari's when everyone is driving around in sub compact cars.


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    Re: If you like wine...

    That is awesome. My car runs on fuel, my body on wine!



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    Re: If you like wine...

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    Re: If you like wine...

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    The cheese is from a coop that produces Parmigiano Reggiano. Interesting side note, I've always heard that Europeans get a lot of vacation time. There are 4 guys that work at this factory and the one that's been there for 20 years has only had 30 days off in that time. On the plus side he brings in $8,000 euro's a month! That's $135K/year.

    The barrels are full of true Balsamic Vinegar that's been aged a minimum of 12 years but some of it's over 50 years old. Not the type you buy in Iowa.

    We were just a few miles from the Ferrari plant and saw 2 Ferrari test mules driving. Pretty funny that they try to disguise the Ferrari's when everyone is driving around in sub compact cars.

    1 1/2 vacation days every year. Loafer! Do they work a 40 hour week year round?



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    Quote Originally Posted by baller21 View Post
    1 1/2 vacation days every year. Loafer! Do they work a 40 hour week year round?

    It actually sounded more like 50.



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