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The fall of Rome – again! Italians selling wine in a box?


SHE SAYS:  I am shocked and a little sad, but I will reserved judgement until I taste.  Guess it’s time to book a trip to Italy.   HE will be shocked.  Call the doctor, order sedatives.  HE will be distraught and confused for weeks.
Italy Joins the Boxed Wine Rebellion – by Mike Nizza, from NYTImes
The barbarians are not literally at the gate, but Italy is under some duress, judging by the headlines of the last 24 hours or so.  From Bloomberg News:
Italy’s Agriculture Ministry said that some fine Italian wines that receive government quality guarantees will be allowed to be sold in boxes. 
Full story here:  http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/04/italy-joins-the-boxed-wine-rebellion/

INSERT DESCRIPTION(Photo: Lars Klove for The New York Times)

 

 

 

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