Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Fact of the Day: Wine Palace

The Winter Palace was the official home for the Russian Imperial Family. When the tsar and his royal family members were overthrown, the palace was raided by those in the Red Army who got massively drunk after they found the large amounts of wine stored there. 

8 comments:

Christine said...

It's apparently quite a sight to see!

Pat Hatt said...

Couldn't let it go to waste I guess

Debra She Who Seeks said...

You can always count on soldiers to get drunk whenever possible.

Martha said...

Might as well put it to use.

RO said...

Couldn't let all that tastiness go to waste, huh?

stephen Hayes said...

I've visited the Winter Palace and it's amazingly opulent.

Jimmy said...

I guess they didn't hide it good enough.

Birgit said...

Typical