Born from the desire to find an alternative Supmante, the new Foss Marai “Base” was fashioned from the impeccable combination of three great international vines — Glera, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc — each one worldwide and Italian essential viticulture columns. This astonishing wine shows characteristic aromas of tropical fruit and herbaceous hints in perfect harmony; the taste is delicate but at the same time decided with a good persistence and a pleasant aftertaste. It’s a sparkling wine that is excellent company at any time of the day, perfect with urban gastronomy, particularly suitable for fish dishes and even strong flavored cheeses. It’s absolutely delightful with European patisserie. But that’s not the only good news. Foss Marai is also doing its part during the pandemic. Though its exclusive importer, Provicenter USA, LLC, they let wine enthusiasts enjoy luxury of the highest quality at an unprecedented price and help the recovery of their commercial allies, while betting on a full normalization of restorative activity by 2021; FossMaraiUSA.com.
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.