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Red wine flows through faucets in northern Italy town after malfunction

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Posted at 2:31 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-07 15:31:29-05

What if you saw red wine flowing from your faucet?

Red wine was flowing from the faucets of 20 homes in a town named Castelvetro in northern Italy.

They say a malfunction at a local winery sent 1,000 liters of ready to be bottled wine through the pipes.

The wine was flowing from faucets and shower heads for a few hours.

There was no health risk to residents, according to local government officials.

The town's Deputy Mayor said the glitch was a moment of levity for Italians dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.