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Number of customers in Vínbúðin stores

Alcohol is defined by law as food and therefore the recommendations for grocery stores apply to Vínbúðin stores. After the last change in regulations was made, the largest Vínbúðin stores have generally limited the number of customers to 35 and the smaller stores to even fewer at at time.

Natural wine

Natural wine is a certain ideology of winemakers that originated in the 1960s in the province of Beaujolais, France. Winemakers Marcel Lapierre, Jean Foillard, Charly Thevenet and Guy Breton wanted to go back to the methods used before World War II. Natural, organic farming free of all synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and additives was the method in those days and "The Gang of Four", as these four winemakers were sometimes called, encouraged those old methods.

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The origins of the deilicious Spanish dish tapas is not quite known, but the most likely explanation is that when wine was served in Spain, a slice of bread or thin meat was placed over the glass to keep the flies away. This is not an unlikely explanation since the word 'tapas' is derived from the Spanish/Portuguese verb tapar, 'to cover'.

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Arrange the thinly sliced fish on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Grate the lemon and blood orange peel over the fish with a fine grater. Squeeze lemon and blood orange juice over the fish, drizzle the olive oil over it, then place the salad on the plate and serve.

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You can buy alcohol in Vínbúðin Alcohol is not like any other product on the market. Therefore the operation is based on clearly defined responsibilities and on the fact that we do not strive to maximize the profits or encourage sales within the stores.