Plump, Juicy & Sweet

Grapes alone are deliciously snaccable, but these recipes show just how wonderful they can be for cooking

Grapes are so ancient that their vines conquered the world long before people were on the planet. Pretty much since our arrival, however, we have been tinkering with them: for example, in the Piedmont Mountains of Italy you can still see evidence of late Bronze Age vineyard posts used to train grapevines. And for almost as long, we have been trying to find a way to make grapes bigger, sweeter. Girdling, a practice in use since the ancient Greeks, can pump up grape

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Tasting rooms wine cellars, whether the farms of the Crimea and Moldova, Georgia and Uzbekistan, the fraternal socialist countries, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania, in many ways similar: vaulted ceilings, walls decorated with national ornaments, unsophisticated wood, clay or metal carvings, simple, rough planed tables, chairs, barrels or stylized chair-throne of the god of wine Bacchus …

But, perhaps, the first time I wanted to save after tasting a wine label. And not because we all liked the wine, which at the end of the conversation gave us Janos Silvashi — agronomist, this unusual farm. Rather, because along with the revelation

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An old friend will not fail

Traditionally, the southern culture of grapes is now widely grown in northern regions, in Siberia, in the Urals.

One of the first to seriously address the «osevereniem» grapes near Orenburg, in the strongholds of viticulture, created in 1963 (now — the Experimental Station of Horticulture and Viticulture). Much credit for this belongs to the vineyard-breeder Fyodor Ilyich Shatilov, who this year would have turned 95 years old.


In all the years of the station tested more than a thousand varieties. Himself Shatilov displayed about 170 hybrid forms (GF). Experimental Station of the achievements I want to note the variety

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Salad «Tanzania»


Rice noodles — 300 grams, green grapes (preferably seedless) -150 g shrimp — 500 grams, lemon 1/2 pcs., Hot chili pepper pod -1, honey — 30 g pine nuts — 50 g of soy Sauce — 50 ml olive oil, ginger root — 50 g, salt and spices to taste.


1. Prepare food for cooking. Grapes separated from the twigs and the like should be rinsed under cold running water, then put on a towel and tissue is completely dry. Next, cut grapes in half lengthwise. Ginger root peel and cut into thin

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On the timing of planting grapes

C 1948, I grow grapes in the garden. First planted seedlings in the spring, and since 1956 — in the fall.

Plants put in a deep, well-loosened the pit, and they find themselves in a saucer-depth, below the surface of the soil at 7-8 cm.

In terms Rasskazovsky production management, Tambov region, with the autumn planting grapes I had better take root and grow well in the spring. The first summer they give a gain of 80 — 100 centimeters (40-50 cm in the spring). The vine ripens fully and shrubs well overwinter in the soil layer of shelter

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In the USSR National Economy in 1964

Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy of the USSR in the sixth spring-summer season is organized in a new way. A total of 73 exhibition pavilions, of which 23 are devoted to various branches of industry and transport 26 — Agriculture 14 — Scientific and Cultural Organization, 8 — building.

Staged by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union’s task is to make the promotion of science and excellence more active is reflected in the work plan of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements of the USSR. It is planned to organize exhibitions, shows, special expositions and traveling exhibitions.


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Grape-testing machine (Fig. 1) in 1962 in California (USA) have shown promising results, allowing for the next season to release the car for sale.

The estimated cost of the machine 6750 rubles may seem high, but it should be borne in mind that one machine replaces the work of 50 collectors.

Commercial use of the machine will require significant changes in the methods of growing grapes.

Still used methods of forming the vines are expensive and are not suitable for mechanical harvesting conditions. Therefore, large areas are trellis vines should be replaced — the L-shaped type. This — the

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Grapes fan

I №3 read an article in «Urals grapes» Ivan Petrovich Sailer and was very surprised by his care for the vines. Besides, the author refers to a new variety — CP F1, while stressing: «my own brand.» And it is with such knowledge? ..

Firstly, the author, in my opinion, gives wrong advice on formirovke vines. When shtambovoy formirovke, as I understood from the description, it carves a four vines and annually to replace her annual leave. But the vine — not currant, which has an annual cut was four-branch! In this age of the vine is just starting

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In Tajikistan

Natural and economic conditions of the Tajik SSR favor the development of horticulture and viticulture. In 1962, orchards and vineyards in the collective and state farms of the republic occupied 48 thousand hectares.

After the September (1953) Plenum of the CPSU Central Committee area of ​​orchards and vineyards in the Tajik SSR, especially in specialized farms, increased significantly. If the country as a whole from 1953 to 1962, the area of ​​the gardens increased by 2.7 times and 1.9 times in the vineyards, in sadvinsovhozah respectively — 7.1 and 5.3 times. Each year, farms produce about 10-12% of fruits

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Case of 14: This brand-new form of chemistry

Convicted in the "case of 14" Pavel Vinogradov, Maxim Dashuk Tatiana Tsishkevich (sentenced April 23) and Misha Suboch the verdict.

On the porch of the court

Statement of juvenile offender Maxim Dashukthe verdict was rather short:"I was not very amazed this sentence, police surveillance scares me not." SMS message to the address of Radio Liberty:"Suboch, Vinogradov, Dashuk — our "K.Kalinouskiya." Belarusians! Fight for their rights, for justice, for freedom.Alexander of Ushacha "

 Telephone answering machine in Minsk 266-39-52, he works 24 hours a day. Mobile Phone for SMS messages: 8-029-391-22-24. Pravaabarotsa Igor Rynkevichconvinced that

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