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Spain: Madrid shop sells bottles of ‘coronavirus’ wine03:45

Spain: Madrid shop sells bottles of ‘coronavirus’ wine

Spain, Madrid
February 25, 2020 at 23:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

A shop in the centre of Madrid has surprised its customers by selling a new line of wines called "Coronavinus", which is sold as part of an attractive promotion that includes a free mask.

Footage shows the La Bodega del Espia shop while visitors look at the new "Coronavinus", one of the novelties of the store.

"We have created the brand "Coronavinus" mainly by giving it a fun tone within the concern we have at a social level," says Antonio Duran, owner of the store.

For 30 years, Duran has been running an establishment dedicated to "surveillance, security and counter-espionage" products, but in view of the fear that the disease has generated, he decided to give it a tone of humour with his line of wine produced in a "great cellar".

According to Duran, during these days the peculiar wine is having a "great" reception, although for him the sales pass to a second level since "the important thing is that we get a smile out of people".

So far, health authorities have confirmed six cases of Coronavirus in Spain and more than a thousand people remain isolated in a hotel in Tenerife after a couple of Italian tourists tested positive for the disease.

Spain: Madrid shop sells bottles of ‘coronavirus’ wine03:45
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A shop in the centre of Madrid has surprised its customers by selling a new line of wines called "Coronavinus", which is sold as part of an attractive promotion that includes a free mask.

Footage shows the La Bodega del Espia shop while visitors look at the new "Coronavinus", one of the novelties of the store.

"We have created the brand "Coronavinus" mainly by giving it a fun tone within the concern we have at a social level," says Antonio Duran, owner of the store.

For 30 years, Duran has been running an establishment dedicated to "surveillance, security and counter-espionage" products, but in view of the fear that the disease has generated, he decided to give it a tone of humour with his line of wine produced in a "great cellar".

According to Duran, during these days the peculiar wine is having a "great" reception, although for him the sales pass to a second level since "the important thing is that we get a smile out of people".

So far, health authorities have confirmed six cases of Coronavirus in Spain and more than a thousand people remain isolated in a hotel in Tenerife after a couple of Italian tourists tested positive for the disease.

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