June 25, 2006

Bizarre wine bottles

On a recent holiday to Italy, stopped in a motorway service station which sold a lovely range of local wines. Bizarrely, the labels on the bottles featured famous individuals, mainly from the world of politics (in its broadest sense). Amongst those pictured:

  • Bob Marley
  • The Pope
  • Antonio Gramsci

Bizarre wine bottles

But the oddest thing was that the most popular depiction was of Il Duce himself. There were at least four different representations of Mussolini, mainly in military garb, including one particularly attractive shot of him sharing a platform with Hitler.

On wine bottles!!


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  1. Paul, these came out a few years ago and there was actually a label with just Hitler on it until a huge row forced the producer to withdraw that particular bottle.

    I always enjoyed going to the local Italian Deli in Worcester where you could buy pannecotta blessed by il Pape himself (or at least one of his designated representatives), each with a lovingly applied sticker bearing the image of his holiness.

    26 Jun 2006, 09:38


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