Tunisia’s delicate ”legmi” palm wine drink

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Early in the morning, locals rush to purchase their favorite bottle of ”legmi” in Gabès, South of Tunisia.

The delicate drink is made from natural palm tree. Ridha Omrane Moussa owns 25 palm trees and produces 8,000 liters of the drink in a year.

“In the summer of the month, it is fragile because of the heat. The temperature is very high. It is fragile so it can not sit in the heat because it rots and turns into vinegar,” Moussa said.

Extracting ”legmi” takes experience and techniques wh…

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