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Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Wine, food and the promotion of understanding around the globe sates his soul

Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Wine, food and the promotion of understanding around the globe sates his soul

Last Sunday at Memorial Park, the La Cañada Kiwanis Club and the LCF Chamber of Commerce sponsored the 15th annual Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting. Hanging with friends and enjoying the ambience of a California Indian summer afternoon made the day special.

Wine tasting is not something that I am readily drawn to, but I do appreciate the symbolism and the touch of history associated with this event. Wine as a component of culture seems to be timeless. Archaeologists have found evidence that wine drinking began in 4000 B.C., possibly even as early as 6000 B.C. By looking at the evidence, anthropologists have concluded that wine was first developed around the Fertile Crescent...

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