There's a report on the Northern California Birdbox from Tim Behr of GGRO of
an apparent sighting of the GYRFALCON in Solano County. Details at
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"Montepulciano, the grape, is cultivated widely in Italy, mostly in the
east from the central Marches region south through Abruzzi to
Apulia. Montepulciano d'Abruzzo is the red wine made from the
montepulciano grape in Abruzzi, which the Italians call Abruzzo."