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bikini wine

bikini wines (GB)

In Germany often used name for the wines of the vintage 1976. Especially from late June to well into July, there was one of the most significant heat waves of the century. It was extremely dry and the farmers complained of huge crop failures with completely dried up fields. In large parts of Europe there was a big one drought, In the west and southwest of Germany, there were more than 30 degrees Celsius and more for more than two weeks. In many daily newspapers in winegrowing areas at that time photos of rather sparsely or very summerly dressed female helpers appeared at the vintage, At the time, sexism was not really taken for granted. The wines were therefore popularly referred to as "sun swallowers" or just as "bikini wines". See a list of other special alcoholic drinks at special wines,

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