Imagine a world where water fountains bear not lowly H20, but never-ending streams of pinot noir spouting at just the right temperature. That rose-tinted vision has come to pass in Italy, where a vineyard is home to a wine fountain that dispenses locally-made red wine for free all day, every day.
Located at the Dora Sarchese vineyard in Caldari di Ortona, Italy, the wine fountain was made possible thanks to a collaboration between the vineyard and an organization that promotes the Cammino di San Tommaso pilgrimage route. The 196-mile trail connects the tombs of St. Peter and St. Thomas to Rome and is a popular destination for Catholic visitors. The new wine fountain will allow people to quench their thirst at the vineyard all the while on the arduous trek, according to The Local.
A spokesperson for the vineyard told The Local that they wanted to offer a welcome to those who visit the area, and the wine fountain was the perfect way to do that. They added that the wine fountain wasn’t intended for “drunkards and louts” and is meant to be enjoyed by those who are spiritually-minded.
Adding a water fountain to your garden, patio, or indoor living space is an easy and effective way to create ambiance and add a sense of relaxation. It’s also a great way to upcycle old wine bottles that would otherwise be discarded or recycled. If you’re looking for a creative project that is both environmentally-friendly and rewarding, consider making a DIY wine bottle water fountain.wine fountains