Malfunction sends red wine flowing through water pipes of Italian town
CASTELVETRO, Italy (CNN) -- No one likes plumbing issues but perhaps this one many people might not mind.
Red wine started flowing from faucets last week, in the northern Italian town of Castelvetro.
A malfunction at a local winery sent 1,000 liters of ready-to-be-bottled wine through the water pipes of about 20 homes.
The wine flowed from faucets and shower heads for a few hours. Local government officials said there was no health risk to residents.
The town's deputy mayor admitted the glitch was a movement of levity for Italians dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
The health crisis has hit residents of northern Italy especially hard.