August 13, 1918 was the first National Egg Day...Petaluma is important in our story, because it is where Jim McCormick houses the Wine and Vine Things Collection.
The history of food and mourning begins with the actual consumption of the deceased – cannibalism. Over time, it changes to the concept of providing food for the departed. Then, by the Middle Ages, funeral food focuses on feeding the living mourners.Read More
This book delves into the history of the cacao pod and traces its history from the jungles of Mexico and the Ivory Coast to the heart of Paris where beans are transformed into chocolate – “the elixir of the Gods” – by...Read More
“The Olive Tree is surely the richest gift of Heaven”, Thomas Jefferson Mort Rosenblum, former editor of the International Tribune, purchased 5 acres in Provence with an overgrown grove of 150 olive trees which were old when the...Read More
The New York Times applied the label to California Cuisine, giving it “Official Status” in 1982...Read More
Number of Grape Vines at Missions in California 1830s and 1840s San Gabriel 163,579 vinesSan...Read More
The Greeks were known for diluting their wine with water. There were two styles of wine making...Read More
When did man meet the vine and start making wine? It happened long, long ago. Archaeological...Read More
A guide to making wine in small batches for home consumption or for testing winemaking for...Read More
The large groups of farmers arriving in San Luis Obispo County in the 1870s faced numerous...Read More
Last night’s opening of Wine Becomes Art in the historic Dallidet Adobe of 1860 was a joyous occasion!Read More
On 15 February 1868, San Luis Obispo’s first newspaper, the Pioneer, published the county’s first...Read More
Thursday Luncheons: Women of History.
Dallidet Gardens. $25 Limited Seating.
May 24, noon to 2 pm