Archive for the ‘Food History’ Category

Alsace’s Dual Crowns: Eguisheim and Riquewihr

                View up Riquewihr’s central street, Rue de General de Gaulle (Photo P. Hunt 2016) By Patrick Hunt –  Those who love the best...

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Burgundy’s Historic Wine Village, Vosne-Romanée

Vosne-Romanée  (Photo P. Hunt, 2015) By Patrick Hunt –  Vosne-Romanée may be known to many connoisseurs as the most exclusive wine village not only in...

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Champagne History: The Lasting Legacy of Bubbles

  Champagne Revelers in a scene depicting 18th century. a bas-relief from 1883 at Pommery, Reims (courtesy of AP, Daily Mail, UK) A bottle for New Year’s...

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The Maienfeld Wine of Schloss Salenegg

  Schloss Salenegg in Maienfeld, Bündner Herrschaft (Photo P. Hunt 2014) By Patrick Hunt How many wines can compete with the renown of Burgundy for Pinot Noir?...

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Maya and Aztec Chocolate History and Antecedents

Ceramic cacao vessel lid from Tonina, cacao beans guarded by monkey (Photo courtesy of Maya Exhibition, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau) By Patrick Hunt...

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