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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Haraszthy, Agoston (1812–69)

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 243 words.

early california wine-grower and promoter, frequently but wrongly identified as the ‘father of California wine’. Born in Austro-Hungary, he went to the United States in ...

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Haraszthy, Agoston (1812–69)

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 232 words.

early california wine-grower and promoter, frequently but wrongly identified as the ‘father of California wine’. Born in Austro-Hungary, he went

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Rothschilds and wine

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2006; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 632 words.

The Rothschilds first entered the world of wine in 1853 when Baron Nathaniel (1812–70), grandson of Mayer Amschel and a

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Rothschilds and wine

in The Oxford Companion to Wine

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 738 words.

The Rothschilds first entered the world of wine in 1853 when Baron Nathaniel (1812–70), grandson of Mayer Amschel and a member of the English branch of the family, bought Brane Mouton and...

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ketchup

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

From the Chinese koechap or kitsiap, originally meaning brine of pickled fish. Now used for spicy sauce or condiment made with juice of fruit or vegetables, vinegar, and spices. Tomato...

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pop

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Pop seems first to have been used as a colloquial term for fizzy drinks at the beginning of the nineteenth century: in 1812 the poet Robert Southey writes in a letter of ‘a new...

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