An accident at a distillery has caused a sudden and impressive flood of red wine in the village of São Lourenço do Bairro, in central Portugal.
A stream of red wine. On Sunday, September 10, the streets of the small village of São Lourenço do Bairro, in central Portugal, were flooded with wine after an accident at the Livera distillery.
According to the local press, two tanks exploded, spilling more than two million liters of consumable wine onto the streets.
In the images, we actually spot an garnet-coloured torrent flowing at great speed down a steep alley.
No injuries but damage
Although the accident did not result in any injuries, the leak caused significant material damage, submerging the main road, neighboring streets, lands, and at least one basement. Coimbra Diaries.
The company said it “deeply regrets the incident” and said it “will bear responsibility for the costs associated with repairs and cleanup of the damage.”
For its part, the municipality explained that it was able to prevent an environmental disaster by preventing the flow of wine from reaching a river. He points out that it was already possible to dredge the valuable liquid and transport it to the treatment plant Noticias Magazine.