Mundane Monday #9

What are these?

Hmm… There are few wine bottles in the cupboard…

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The bottles covered in some kind of raggy material are filled with wine. During the Portuguese rule in India, wine was brought to India on ships. Goa, being a coastal area, has a very hot and humid weather. And warm wine.. never heard of it, right? Covering the bottles with woven jute kept the wine cool, even during hot summers. Not that there were no refrigerators in the 19th century…Well, that’s saved for next week’s MMC.

 

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8 thoughts on “Mundane Monday #9

  1. Wow! My maternal grandfather used to love collecting wine bottles! He would buy the most expensive wines, empty their content in the sink and keep the bottleπŸ˜‚πŸ˜›
    This picture, I love it for bringing back his memories πŸ’™

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    1. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€ they say wine tastes good as it ages. So why throw it in the sink? πŸ€” Did you sneak out one day to taste some? πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰

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      1. Throw it in sink because he didn’t want any kids to taste it! 😝 Because we did that one day! πŸ˜›
        I was eight, my cousin was 12 , she tasted it and asked me to try, my grandmother entered the room 😝

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