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Sports for Wine Geeks – The Tuscan Barrel Runners of the “Bravio delle Botti”

So you’re driving down a narrow road through the hills of Tuscany in quest of the next pizzeria, maybe expecting a truck or a bike shooting out at the next turn and suddenly this appears in front of you! 4 runners spinning a barrel and pushing it up the hill. I thought this must be some kind of  joke at first, like in the jackass series, but as the 4 poor, exhausted creatures looked at us with rather not so amused faces, I understood this must be a serious thing. Read the rest of this entry »

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