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Bottle - '1991 Vino', Glass, Clear, 1991 Object Reg. No: HT 5337

Glass bottle used to hold the 1991 Vino. It was used in domestic wine production by the Di Benedetto family at their home in Thornbury, from the 1960s to 1991. In the early years the wine making was very much a family affair, with everyone contributing to the annual ritual. As the family dispersed, Vito di Benedetto continued to make wine once every three years, with the assistance of Maria and often his daughter Angela, until his death in 1991.
Cylindrical clear glass bottle containing dregs of cloudy brown liquid. White plastic screw cap. Paper label affixed to side.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Angela di Benedetto, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.00 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, wine, viticulture winemaking, wineries, domestic technology, winemaking equipment
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Di Benedetto Family, Italian Migrants, circa 1950s
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Viticulture & Wine Making
Tertiary Classification: product packaging
Inscriptions: On paper label in ball point pen: 1991/ vino
User: Vito di Benedetto, Thornbury, Victoria, Australia, 1991

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