"Why they drink outside cafes in Winter" Geneva Local Custom Tip by Paisleypaul

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  Vin chaud
by Paisleypaul

I was impressed that in a January with temperatures just below freezing, the hardy Genevans were outside at the tables on the terraces and street in front of the cafes.

Upon closer inspection, that tea is vin chaud - (very) hot wine served in a glass teacup, with perhaps a slice of fruit and sugar to add to taste.


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  • Updated Feb 4, 2007
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