Category Archives: Mediterranean

Dynamics of Diet and Food Security in the Mediterranean ‘in the middle of the land’

In the Middle of disparate land The Mediterranean – means ‘In the Middle of the Land’ – and the sea is a geographical link between countries bordering it that differ markedly in terms of style of governance, affluence, culture and religion. … Continue reading

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Dionysus’s gift – the noble grape by Andrew Ormerod

Many of the classic grape vines have long and colourful pasts, rather like the Greek God of Wine Dionysus.  Though their histories are often a combination of fact and fiction, in some cases the cultivars stretch almost to the time … Continue reading

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