Canteen is a word used to indicate certain establishments. It has an etymology derived from Italian which means “wine cellar”, cellar, or vault, and this in turn comes from the Latin song.
Canteens are places with a certain European tradition. The word comes from Italian and means “wine cellar”, cellar, or vault, so in principle it is already denoting a certain environment conducive to the preservation and tasting of specifically wines. Italy where the first cantinas arose, currently they must be cool and humid places where some types of food such as salami, cheeses, etc. are also offered to accompany the wines that are offered. Francisco de Quevedo once wrote talking about the canteens:
“This canteen covered in the face / this vintage in bad habit / this hide, which, with half a walnut / remains with a vat taz a taz”
Today the word is referred to the premises where wine is sold in rural areas, it is widely used in the Barracks and groups of the army indicating the place of dispersal of the troops . The word falls into disuse and is only used for locals with a traditional atmosphere.
Canteen according to countries
Cantinas can be found in many cities in Italy and are usually cool and somewhat humid places where some meat products such as salami are stored and put up for sale. Currently being the places where wine is stored : the winery. In Spain it is a kind of place where wine is generally sold , it is worth highlighting the description that the writer Francisco de Quevedo (1580-1645) makes of these sonnets:
This canteen lined on the face; this vintage in bad habit; this skin, which, with half a walnut , is left with a bowl taz to taz.
Today the word is referred to the premises where wine is sold in rural areas, it is widely used in the Barracks and groups of the army indicating the place of dispersal of the troops. The word falls into disuse and is only used for locals with a traditional atmosphere.
- In rural Mexico the cantina is traditionally a type of bar that is frequented by men and whose purpose is to serve alcohol and some snacks such as snacks.
In the 1890s the word was transferred to the English language in the southern United States, giving rise to the synonym of “bar, saloon.” 1 The word cantina is used today as a simple “tavern” from the southeast or with an atmosphere Mexican where alcoholic beverages are served.
The school canteen is the dependency of the school where you buy the snack daily. In Venezuela the use of the word cantina refers to the place in the different educational institutions (schools, colleges, universities) where generally the students (students, sometimes workers of the institution) buy breakfasts (usually empanadas, cakes, tequeños and juices) during break or recess hours.
- The bars are very wide in their definition since each bar offers different services depending on the type of bar the owner wants.