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2012-02-03 08:00:00

In collaboration with one of Tasmania´s finest winemaker´s, Treasury Restaurant is hosting a lavish degustation dinner in conjunction with award-winning Bay of Fires wines on 23rd February 2012. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The grand Treasury Restaurant at The Sebel Melbourne hotel will be abuzz as guests feast on a delectable 6-course degustation menu showcasing renowned Tasmanian produce, matched with Bay of Fires wines. Menu highlights include King Island beef...

2011-12-12 21:27:27

Technique reduces cluster compactness, harvest season rot Wine grape production in the Great Lakes Viticultural Region can be a challenging enterprise. Spring frost, winter injury, short and variable growing seasons, and cool, humid growing conditions subject grape vines to disease, including harvest season cluster rot. Tight-clustered wine grape varieties in the region show varying susceptibility to cluster rot; cultivars such as Pinot gris, Pinot noir, Riesling, Seyval, and Vignoles are...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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