Plans that could see children aged between six and 13 taught about Italian wine in schools across the country are being mulled by the government.
The proposals, which have been laid out in a draft bill, would see schoolchildren spend one hour a week learning about Italy’s thriving wine industry as part of the national curriculum.
The plan was put forward by Dario Stefàno, from Italy’s Left Ecology and Freedom party. “We’re not trying to teach kids to drink – although even if we were it wouldn’t be so bad,” Stefàno told Il Fatto Quotidiano…
* George Carlin
As we sip, swirl, and spit, we might contemplate unorthodox pairings as we note that today is “National Eat What You Want Day.”