The Italian mob appears to be getting into the burgeoning wine market with its own off-label vino. The problem is they mafia vintners is that they not only rejected oak-aging, but apparently wine itself. The Italian government has seized over 70 million litres of cheap wine containing acid, manure and fertilizer. It appears that the wine could kill you. This brings a new meaning to the traditional toast to live “one hundred years” or “Per cent’anni.”
The wine appears to come from Southern Italy around Taranto and companies run by the local Sacra Corona Unita mafia. The “finish” is a real killer.
This scandal follows another recall of mozzarella in Italy containing dioxin.
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