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A very special kind of tomato

For generations people had used the fertile soil on the slopes of Vesuvius for the cultivation of Piennolo Vine Tomatoes. The tradition was documented in 1858 by Bruni in Degli ortaggi e loro coltivazione presso la città di Napoli. He made special mention of the extraordinary qualities of this special sort of tomato as it […] Read More →


News roundup from around the New7Wonders world

The Third Asian Indoor Games’ chess matches, Finnish politicians in Vietnam, and, sadly, garbage dumps piling up around Italy’s legendary Mt. Vesuvius. Zurich/Switzerland, January…

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