Italian wine fair Vinitaly postponed over coronavirus


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  • Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of wine are displayed at the 50th Vinitaly international wine and spirits exhibition in Verona, northern Italy, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo

MILAN (Reuters) - Vinitaly, one of the largest international trade fairs for wine, has been postponed to mid-June as Italy battles to contain an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

The fair was due to start April 19 in the Italian city of Verona, 70 kms from a small town that has been put under quarantine because of a high concentration of coronavirus cases.

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