Sooooo, this happened over the weekend. Two wine storage tanks from a distillery in Portugal burst open and released 580,000 gallons — or 2.2 million liters — of wine down a narrow street.
The streets of Levira, Portugal were flooded with red wine after a distillery’s 2.2 million liter tanks burst. pic.twitter.com/kwEPNKRjVu
— Pop Base (@PopBase) September 11, 2023
Yes, you heard that right. That is a literal river of red wine.
Like, it's FLOWING.
I can only imagine the stick and the stink this car will forever carry.
Thankfully, firefighters were able to prevent the massive red wine spill from causing environmental damage to a local river by diverting it into a field. No one was injured, but there was damage to one home's basement, NBC News reported. The distillery, Destilaria Levira, released a statement on their Facebook page addressing the accident, which stated they "take full responsibility for the damage cleanup and repair."
Upon seeing the boozy flood, people online started joking about its reimagined origins. Some say it was Doja Cat promoting her new single.
— adán (@AdanDres89) September 11, 2023
Others say it was Adele.
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Or maybe it was Taylor Swift...
taylor swift is at the bottom of that hill with a twisty straw rn https://t.co/V1qVkibvS1
— sevenhead jones (@bisexualore) September 11, 2023
...after all, August really did slip away like a bottle of wine.
Needless to say, the incident has the internet hootin' and hollerin'. So here are all the best responses thus far:
there is a group of white middle aged suburban moms out there that would drink this clean in 15 minutes https://t.co/l52QsaRxpC
— Hurt CoPain (@SaeedDiCaprio) September 11, 2023
id be on the ground…mouth open https://t.co/zm707u1x1m
— adam mcintyre (@theadammcintyre) September 11, 2023
jesus taking it to the next level https://t.co/ao6fOubkmR
— yuyu 🎐 reading trimax (@yuyu_finale) September 11, 2023
we all know someone that would've been outside with a glass https://t.co/EEwgSi6ePn
— MM (@mmadibusengg) September 11, 2023
sneezing on day two flow like https://t.co/AkXHZzanI1
— Mollie Goodfellow (@hansmollman) September 11, 2023
— starr✩ (@starrhiyyih) September 11, 2023
i’d be running with buckets
— noah (@bloodlineprint) September 11, 2023
Dionysus is having a party https://t.co/wna7zP7mlr
— Classical Studies Memes for Hellenistic Teens (@CSMFHT) September 12, 2023