WATCH: 30,000 liters of Italian white wine bursts out of fermentation tank | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Prosecco white wine stock photo
Prosecco white wine stock photo

An Italian winery had one explosive day when 30,000 liters of white wine burst out from one of its fermentation tanks.

The staffs of Italian winery L’enoteca Zanardo Giussano, located at Conegliano, Veneto, Italy, watched as 30,000 liters of their Prosecco wine bubbled and cascaded out of a tall fermentation tank. A video of the incident was uploaded on its Facebook account on Sept. 26. The footage has since reached over 1.4 million views.

The cause of the massive overflow was not specified, but possibilities revolve around a staff accidentally overfilling the tank and the tank lid developing a problem, reports Daily Mail.

Fortunately for Vento wineries, this year’s grape harvest has proven to be the best on record. L’enoteca Zanardo Giussano may yet recover its losses from this year’s extra harvest.

Meanwhile, Prosecco lovers who saw the post joked about finding just any kind of container to salvage the bubbly drink, from plain empty glasses to bags and rubber dinghies.

Prosecco white wine is made from Glera grapes, which were formerly known as Prosecco. Other grape varieties can also be used to make the wine. Prosecco is wildly consumed in Italy. Like Champagne, Prosecco is often served chilled and before a meal.  Alfred Bayle /ra



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