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May 25th is National Wine Day! #NationalWineDay

Posted on May 25, 2018

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Here are today’s five food facts about Wine: 

 

  • The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.

 

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  • Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.

 

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  • Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.

 

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  • The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.

 

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  • Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.
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Today’s Food History

 

  • 1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.
  • 1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.
  • 1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain
  • 1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.
  • 1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.
  • 2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.

May 25th is National Wine Day!

Posted on May 25, 2017

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Here are today’s five food facts about Wine: 

 

  • The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.

 

restaurant-love-romantic-dinner

 

  • Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.

 

alcohol-party-glass-table

 

  • Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.

 

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  • The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.

 

pexels-photo-87224

 

  • Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.
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Today’s Food History

 

  • 1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.
  • 1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.
  • 1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain
  • 1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.
  • 1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.
  • 2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.

May 25th is National Wine Day

Posted on May 25, 2016

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 Five Facts about Wine: 

  1. The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.
  2. Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
  3. Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.
  4. The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.
  5. Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.

Today’s Food History

  • 1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.
  • 1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.
  • 1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain
  • 1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.
  • 1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.
  • 2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.

May 25 is National Wine Day

Posted on May 25, 2014

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Yes, National Wine day is on May 25th!

Did you know…

  1. The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.
  2. Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
  3. Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.
  4. The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.
  5. Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.
  • 1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.
  • 1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain
  • 1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.
  • 1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.
  • 2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.
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National Wine Day

Posted on May 25, 2013

National Wine Day

Five Food Finds about Wine

  • The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.
  • Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
  • Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.
  • The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.
  • Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.

1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.

1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain

1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.

1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.

2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.

May 25 – National Wine Day

Posted on May 25, 2012

National Wine Day

Five Food Finds about Wine

  • The longest recorded champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, four feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York State.
  • Thomas Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the first five U.S. presidents and was very partial to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
  • Chilling tones down the sweetness of wine. If a red wine becomes too warm, it may lose some of its fruity flavor.
  • The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine.
  • Foot treading of grapes is still used in producing a small quantity of the best port wines.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1789 R.I.P. Anders Dahl. A renowned Swedish botanist, the Dahlia flower was named for him.

1877 Minnesota’s $1.00 per bushel bounty on grasshopper eggs expires. The state had experienced a 4 year grasshopper (locust) plague.

1882 The first frozen mutton from New Zealand arrived in Britain

1973 Wrexham Asda supermarket opened in the U.K.

1986 Six million Americans participate in ‘Hand Across America’ by holding hands and singing across 4,150 miles of road in support of the hungry and homeless.

2007 Coca Cola created a 3,000 gallon, 15 foot high ice cream float with Vanilla Coke and ice cream, and set a new world record for the largest ice cream float.  The float was certified as drinkable by health inspectors, but it was disposed of by a garbage company.  Coke also held the previous record from 1998 with a 2,085 gallon float.

  

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