[Loch-Ruadh] History of April 1st
slugmusk at linuxlegend.com
Tue Apr 2 15:23:53 PST 2002
STEVE K ROURKE wrote:
> Any country where the people willing eat snails is strange. Once upon a
> time the only good thing about them was their wine, but now California and
> Australia have better vintages than the French.
Part of that is due to, in 1880, a ravaging parasite louse, phylloxera,
was destroying the grapes in the Charante region of France.
Most of those vines were replaced with phylloxera resistant grapes
from..... DENISON, TEXAS!
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