Author: Manoli

About truffle   The truffle is a hypogeum fungus which grows under the ground, closely linked to a certain kind of plants, from which it absorbs nutrition by means of an extensive and ramified root system. The fruit is in the form of a tuber and consists of a fleshy mass, whose colour varies from […]

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Douce noir (also known as Bonarda, Corbeau and Charbono) is a red Italian wine grape variety that has historically been grown in the Savoie wine region (which shifted from Italian to French control in 1860), but today is more widely planted in Argentina. The earliest mention of the grape dates from when Etruscans first planted Bonarda […]

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