In this March 30, 2017 photo, several condom topped wine jugs stand in winemaker Orestes Estevez' house in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
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The sweet smell of fermenting fruit fills the streets around the modest Havana home where Orestes Estevez and his family fill glass jugs with grapes, ginger and hibiscus, then slip a condom over each glass neck to start the unusual process of winemaking in a land famed for rum.Today, Estevez, his wife, son and an assistant tend to 300 jugs containing 20 liters of wine apiece.When the fermentation is over and there are no more gases, the condom stops inflating and falls, and the wine is ready for bottling.All told, it takes a month to 45 days to produce a jar of wine.
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