Henry Jeffreys

Why Florence’s ‘wine windows’ are making a comeback

Credit: Buchette del Vino

Stroll around Florence and you’ll notice little ornate openings embedded in the walls of Renaissance palazzos. They look like doorways for tiny people, though they would have to be quite athletic tiny people, as the openings are three feet off the ground. But they’re not entrances for Tuscan pixies — they’re for selling wine.

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