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Wine, Easter and the Passover: the miracle of the grape vine

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Above: Giotto's "Marriage at Cana," 14th century (image via Wikipedia). We all know the story of Jesus turning water into wine at Cana, as recounted in the Gospel According to St. John. According to Jewish tradition, a marriage cannot be performed without a blessing over the wine. Had Jesus not transformed the water into wine, there would have been no marriage that day. [...]

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Larry Leigon's curator insight, April 18, 2014 2:53 PM

If you're interested in wine and the bible you can read about the Wedding at Cana, Noah and others in the chapters of my soon to be released book, "Does God Drink?". If you want to pre-order, or have questions, just email me at www.larryleigon@gmail.com. I'd love to hear from you.

 

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The Le Marche region has a lot to offer to wine lovers. There are 5 DOCG wines and 16 DOC wines. From the prestigious and famous Verdicchio, to the Vernaccia di Serrapetrona, from the Offida Pecorino to the Offida Passerina. Also: Bianchello del Metauro, Colli Maceratesi, Colli Pesaresi, Esino, Falerio dei Colli Ascolani, I Terreni di Sanseverino, Lacrima di Morro d'Alba, Rosso Conero, Pergola, Rosso Piceno, San Ginesio Many of these wines are little known outside of Italy but visitors to the region have a pleasant surprise when they try the local wine produced by many small aziendas and cantinas.
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