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bikini wine

bikini wines (GB)

In Germany often used term for the wines of the vintage 1976. Especially from late June to late July there was one of the most distinctive heat waves of the century. It was extremely dry and the farmers complained of enormous crop failures with completely dry fields. There was a large one in large parts of Europe drought, In the west and south-west of Germany there were areas of 30 degrees Celsius and more for more than two weeks. In many daily newspapers in wine-growing regions, photos of female helpers dressed rather sparsely or very summery appeared at the time vintage, Back then, sexism was not really taken into account. The wines were therefore popularly referred to as "sun-eaters" or "bikini wines". See a list of other special alcoholic beverages below special wines,

Bikini wine - woman with bikini on the beach and red wine glass

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