If you’ve been to Italy, you’ve heard the oft-recounted tale that the wine is cheaper than the water. And if you’re American, you’ve probably grumbled something like, “Well, yeah, but the water’s free where I’m from.” Grumble no more, fellow Americans. We’d like to introduce you to Italy’s newest attraction: a free, 24-hour wine fountain. It’s like a water fountain… But for wine.

So, yeah. We guess dreams really do come true! We don’t know about you, but we’re seriously packing our bags and heading straight for Italy. Where exactly are we heading? The fountain is located in Italy’s beautiful Abruzzo region — just east of Rome — and is alongside the popular Cammino di Tommaso pilgrimage. The nearly 200-mile trek takes about 15 days on foot and tours through some of Italy’s most picturesque landscapes. Like vineyards. And free wine fountains.

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The fountain is sponsored by Abruzzo winery Dora Sarchese, who reportedly got the idea from a similar concept set up on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain. We hope this trend catches on…

Here’s a look at the famous wine fountain:

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Okay. Let’s get on over to Italy. Like, right now.

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Mary Zakheim
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When she is not figuring out what the middle button on her headphones is for, explaining the difference between Washington State and Washington D.C., arriving to the airport too early or refusing to use the Oxford comma, you can usually find Mary in the mountains, at a show or on her couch. Mary is a content writer at Fareportal and likes annoying her coworkers with weird GIFs throughout the day.