The Spaniards are responsible for bringing wine (and vines) to Mexico in the 16th century. Early European settlers also attempted to grow their imported vines in what is now the United Sates, but the results were unimpressive. Ohio and New York wines made from native grapes, such as the Catawba grape, enjoyed several decades of popularity in the 19th century. However, within a few decades, California’s meteoric rise was underway and the rest is history. Canada turns out some notable ice-wines, but their dalliances with the grape are largely few and far between.
This week, the ISS crew packed the case into a SpaceX Cargo Dragon capsule and sealed the hatch. On Wednesday (1.13) evening, the capsule (and wine!) are scheduled to splash down in the Gulf of Mexico.
The snap poll conducted by KAM Media found that by January 5, some 2.7 million people had abandoned their plans for a sober month.
“Eco-grazing eliminates chemical treatments, but also avoids tillage, which on steep plots facilitates ravining. This is all the more essential and protective when the plots are located near inhabited areas. It’s a shame.”