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Buchette del Vino - Wine Windows of Florence

Buchette del Vino - Wine Windows of Florence

There are approximately 180 Buchette del Vino or Wine Windows scattered throughout the nieghbourhoods of Florence.

Buchette del Vino, Wine Windows of Florence, Susan Wright Photographer

In the plague of the 17th century, 'fiaschi' or glasses of wine were served through these tiny holes in the walls of many noble palaces to reduce the risk of infection.

Buchette del Vino, wine windows of Florence, Susan Wright Photographer

During the lockdowns of 2020, this ancient local custom was revived with many bars and restaurants selling glasses of wine through these little windows.

Buchette del vino, wine windows florence, susan wright photographer

Popular with tourists, many Buchette del Vino have long queues of eager customers waiting for a chilled glass of wine, Prosecco, Spritz or Limoncello.

Buchette del Vino, wine windows of Florence, Susan Wright Photographer

A collection of these photos are available for licensing for social and editorials through the link here.

A selection of these photos are available for licensing for social and editorials through the link here.

Susan Wright is an editorial photographer based in Italy.

View a collection of her Royalty Free images of Italy & Mediterranean here.

buchette del vino, wine windows florence, susan wright photographer

buchette del vino wine windows of florence susan wright photographer

 

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