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Buschenschank

auberge d`un vigneron qui vend le vin de sa production (F)
premises, where the winegrower sells his wine by the glass (GB)
locale di un vinicoltore solo con i suoi vini (I)

Name for a particular type of wine bar, where at times the wine produced by the operator is served. The name comes from the above the entrance gate attached "bushes" of green branches, indicating that the restaurant has opened. In Germany, there are also the other names ostrich, broom or hedge industry. In Austria, especially in the capital Wien, they are called these places Winery, The rules for the operation of such taverns should already Kaiser Charlemagne (742-814), but an original source is not known. In any case, the regulations in both countries are quite similar. Typical of such places is the mostly rustic decor, a selection of simple, often hearty meals and above all the cozy, often familiar atmosphere.

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