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The Story Behind Walnuts

y: Clyde Lee Dennis The first record of walnut trees date back to approximately 2000 B.C. in ancient Babylon. Though this is the first recorded history there is fossilized evidence that suggests walnuts have been around even longer than that. In fact there is a reference to what some translators have declared are walnuts in [...]

I Love Italian Wine and Food – Vino Novello (New Wine)

We interrupt our series on the wines of Italy’s twenty regions to present a very timely subject, Vino Novello, Italy’s version of New Wine. Once a year, starting in early November, Italy releases Vino Novello, to the delight of many, and to the eternal disappointment of many others. We describe New Wine, in particular the [...]