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Latest ALESSANDRIA Stories

2012-08-09 02:26:18

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambrusca di Alessandria is an autochthonous grape of Italy. It was first described and recognized by name by Count Giuseppe Nuvolone, Vice Director of Piedmont Agricultural Society, the Royal Academy of Agriculture where in 1798 he read his celebrated "Instructions for the Cultivation of Vines and the Best Method for Making and Storing Wine". It is most likely native to the area of Alessandria and Pavia in Piedmont, Italy. The name Lambrusca or...

2009-12-02 06:45:00

ALESSANDRIA, Italy, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On a rainy night in the heart of an Italian city, a dead man sits haphazardly on a merry-go-round. "The Serpent's Tracks" (published by iUniverse) by Maurizio Salva will delight readers as they follow a trail of murder and mayhem in this mystery. Leading the investigation is Commissioner Alberto Ruggeri. From the first corpse discovered at the edge of an immense, recently constructed residential and commercial complex to the subsequent murder of...