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Re: Vindemiatrix, the grape gatherer

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  • 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
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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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