What a pear!

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This post will deceive you, boys, as I am not talking about the pears that you are thinking of, but of the trees that you see in the photo below. They are pear trees, and of the fruit fallen to the ground, half is rotten, a quarter is spotty and the remainder is simply fabulous….

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Grandpa Ercole "Ercolino"

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Generous and intuitive, with a great nose for wine; a businessman through and through, but honest. Even today, when I’m in the countryside, I run into men who tell me anecdotes about my grandfather. He was respected because he paid fairly and at times even more than fair. He knew wine and our cellar in…

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