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Vindemiatrix, the grape gatherer

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  • Diana K Rosenberg
    ... ============================ ... (Lilith gave me permission to send this on) Love, Diana
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 10, 2006
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      Vindemiatrix, the grape gatherer

      Lilith Mageborn of Astrolife sent:

      > I've been exploring the world of wine, particularly the rieslings,
      > a little bit at a time. I fell quite in love with a 2004 Bonny Doon
      > (CA) riesling when I was on my intermountain road trip, and after some
      > inquiries and searching, discovered that it was their 2004 Pacific
      > Rim Dry Riesling, available out here at Whole Foods Market.
      > >
      > > Well, that led me to the Bonny Doon Vineyard website
      > > (www.bonnydoonvineyard.com) and, fascinatingly enough, the founder
      > > actually shares his natal data! Here --
      > >
      > > Randall Grahm, founder of Bonny Doon Vineyard
      > > 4 April 1953
      > > 5:47 pm
      > > Los Angeles, California
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      DKR replied:

      > > Oh my oh my!!
      > >
      > > Your Bonny Doon Vineyard founder has Vindemiatrix rising!!
      > >
      > > Vindemiatrix was the "herald of the vintage" and "the grape
      > > gatherer,"
      > > rising heliacally when grapes were ripening - for instamce. Aratus
      > > (4th-3rd century BC): "in the nighttime men see the Maiden; above
      > > her shoulders at her right wing wheels a star: the Vintager
      > > (Vindemiatrix)"
      > >
      > > This is the only example I have of anyone relating to vinoculture
      > -
      > > Thank you!!!

      (Lilith gave me permission to send this on)

      Love, Diana




    • msbhavens1
      mmmmmm, Riesling, my favorite! yum. thanks for sharing. now if I can only figure out how to do what I want to do when I grow up, life will be good! =) (being a
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 10, 2006
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        mmmmmm, Riesling, my favorite! yum. thanks for sharing.

        now if I can only figure out how to do what I want to do when I grow
        up, life will be good! =) (being a little inwardly focussed right
        now.) MissB


        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Diana K Rosenberg"
        <fixed.stars@...> wrote:
        >
        > Lilith Mageborn of Astrolife sent:
        >
        > > I've been exploring the world of wine, particularly the rieslings,
        > > a little bit at a time. I fell quite in love with a 2004 Bonny
        Doon
        > > (CA) riesling when I was on my intermountain road trip, and after
        some
        > > inquiries and searching, discovered that it was their 2004 Pacific
        > > Rim Dry Riesling, available out here at Whole Foods Market.
        > > >
        > > > Well, that led me to the Bonny Doon Vineyard website
        > > > (www.bonnydoonvineyard.com) and, fascinatingly enough, the
        founder
        > > > actually shares his natal data! Here --
        > > >
        > > > Randall Grahm, founder of Bonny Doon Vineyard
        > > > 4 April 1953
        > > > 5:47 pm
        > > > Los Angeles, California
        > ============================
        > DKR replied:
        >
        > > > Oh my oh my!!
        > > >
        > > > Your Bonny Doon Vineyard founder has Vindemiatrix rising!!
        > > >
        > > > Vindemiatrix was the "herald of the vintage" and "the grape
        > > > gatherer,"
        > > > rising heliacally when grapes were ripening - for instamce.
        Aratus
        > > > (4th-3rd century BC): "in the nighttime men see the Maiden;
        above
        > > > her shoulders at her right wing wheels a star: the Vintager
        > > > (Vindemiatrix)"
        > > >
        > > > This is the only example I have of anyone relating to
        vinoculture
        > > -
        > > > Thank you!!!
        >
        > (Lilith gave me permission to send this on)
        >
        > Love, Diana
        >
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