Frascati


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Frascati

(fräskä`tē), town (1991 pop. 20,123), in Latium, central Italy. Beautifully situated in the Alban Hills near the site of ancient Tusculum, it has been a popular summer resort since Roman times. It is famous for its white wine and its patrician villas, including the Villa Aldobrandini (1598–1603) and the Villa Mondragone (16th cent.). The European Space Agency Center for Earth Observation is there.
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Thechampionhasfailedto maketheframeinhislasttwo outingsandperhaps Frascati may have his measure in tonight'sbigclash.
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Durante la ocupacion nazi de Roma, el padre Cubbe pudo, con la ayuda de sus hermanos y poniendo su vida en peligro, ocultar a tres ninos judios entre los alumnos de Mondragon, un colegio de Frascati.
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We know this project is the way to go in the future," says Fulvio Comandini of the Frascati Controlled Origin Denomination consortium which represents 700 grape producers and 30 wine makers in that area.
It centres on the little-studied rebuilding in 1616-20 of the Villa Mondragone at Frascati by Cardinal Scipione Borghese for his uncle, Pope Paul V.
A perfect partner for light meals, crisp, dry Frascati comes from the Alban Hills near Rome.