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widow wine

In 1921 there was a long, hot summer in some European countries, so in some areas even the fruit trees were supposed to flourish a second time. The wines gave an outstanding vintage, In Germany, the particularly strong and sweet wine was referred to as "widow's wine" or "widow maker" because men with a weak heart had to fear a stroke with excessive enjoyment and made their wives widowed. See also below sick wine,

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