In the heart of France’s Burgundy vineyards, where #villages bear the names of grands crus such as Pommard, Nuit-Saint-Georges and Chablis, preparations are underway for the Saint-Vincent tournante #wine #festival; a tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages. Every year, in the last week of January, some 20,000 people are expected for the two-day festival. This time, the villages of Gilly-lès-Cîteaux and Vougeot are the lucky hosts. We catch up with Élisabeth, the head of the not-for-profit organisation, but also Bernard, a volunteer winegrower.
Daily Archives: February 7, 2022
Nature Photography: The Art Of Hendro Soetrisno
Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – February 14
Morning News: Nuclear Talks In Iran, Sanctions On Bangladesh, Aging Japan
After protracted negotiations, at last a conclusion appears nigh—but depending on whom you ask, a breakthrough is as likely as a breakdown.
The regime in Bangladesh has been growing more brutal, yet some American sanctions seem to have had a swift and surprising effect. And Japan focuses on healthier, happier sunset years.
Front Page: Wall Street Journal – February 7
Nature Views: Grasslands Of The West Texas Prairie
Amber waves of native grass whisper in a gentle breeze. This is a list of all the conservation land held by the Native Prairies Association of Texas. Current holdings, those owned by NPAT, and our conservation easements include 5,082 acres: read list
Jim Willis wanted more quail on his land, but he learned that restoring native grasses was key to wildlife populations, water, and soil health. Today the Grassland Restoration Incentive Program helps landowners improve grassland habitat. Learn more about Texan by Nature’s Conservation Wrangler program: https://texanbynature.org/programs/co…