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With temperatures cooling, the way we cook is changing: rather than just sprinkling some sea salt on a fresh heirloom tomato, it’s the season for caramelized onions, roasted vegetables, soup, and…lots of herbs.
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food52:

With temperatures cooling, the way we cook is changing: rather than just sprinkling some sea salt on a fresh heirloom tomato, it’s the season for caramelized onions, roasted vegetables, soup, and…lots of herbs.

Read more: Too Many Cooks from Food52

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jamespomerantz:

Grapes
Napa Wine facts:
Grape clusters in bottle—4-5
Grapes in a bottle—500-600
Clusters on a vine—40
Grapes in a cluster—75-100
Grape clusters in one glass of wine—1
Vines per acre—500-1300
Pounds of grapes produced by one vine—8-12
Barrels per acre—13.5
Bottles per vine—4-6
Bottles per acre—4,000
Glasses per acre—16,000
Bottles per 60 gallon barrel—300
Cost of acre of new vineyard in Napa Valley—$120,000 (some existing property has been sold for $300,000 an acre)
Cost of French oak barrel—$600-850
Cost of American oak barrel—$300-550
Average age of a French oak tree used to make barrels—170 years

jamespomerantz:

Grapes

Napa Wine facts:

Grape clusters in bottle—4-5

Grapes in a bottle—500-600

Clusters on a vine—40

Grapes in a cluster—75-100

Grape clusters in one glass of wine—1

Vines per acre—500-1300

Pounds of grapes produced by one vine—8-12

Barrels per acre—13.5

Bottles per vine—4-6

Bottles per acre—4,000

Glasses per acre—16,000

Bottles per 60 gallon barrel—300

Cost of acre of new vineyard in Napa Valley—$120,000 (some existing property has been sold for $300,000 an acre)

Cost of French oak barrel—$600-850

Cost of American oak barrel—$300-550

Average age of a French oak tree used to make barrels—170 years