Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Old Vines

Fun fact of the day…

The oldest grapevine in America is a 400 year old Scuppernong vine in North Carolina.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Chile?

Fun fact of the day…

The USA imports about 25% of their grapes from Chile.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Favourite fruit

Fun fact of the day…

The grape appears in the top ten of the world’s favourite fruits, along with tomatoes, mangos and bananas

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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A lotta grapes

Fun fact of the day…

The grape industry worldwide produces over 72 million tons a year

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Some wines?

Fun fact of the day…

On average one acre of grapes can produce around 15,000 glasses of wine.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Poinsettia

Fun fact of the day…

The poinsettia, a traditional Christmas flower, originally grew in Mexico, where it is also known as the ‘Flower of the Holy Night’.

http://www.funology.com/facts-about-christmas/

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Paper…?

Fun fact of the day…

Fifty percent of all of the paper consumed in the U.S. is used for gift wrapping and decoration for consumer products

http://www.ehow.com/about_7227388_wrapping-paper.html#ixzz2mF9Ijkrh

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10 cents a sheet

Fun fact of the day…

When stores ran out of the tissue wrap(which is what people used to wrap presents), Hallmark produced the first wrapping paper from decorative envelope linings and sold it for 10 cents a sheet.

http://www.ehow.com/about_7227388_wrapping-paper.html#ixzz2mF8xbjej

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Variety of grapes

Fun fact of the day…

There are over 8,000 grape varieties worldwide.

http://www.topfoodfacts.com/?p=2036

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Fibonacci Day!

Fun fact of the day…

Today is Fibonacci day!

http://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/fibonacci-day/

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