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2012-03-15 11:53:05

By using decades of vineyard records, scientists have for the first time been able to attribute early ripening of wine grapes to climate warming and declines in soil water content. The study reveals that management factors has also influenced the shift, offering hope for growers to develop adaptation strategies. The study was published in Nature Climate Change and was done by scientists from the University of Melbourne and the CSIRO. Climate scientist and viticulturist Dr Leanne...

2011-07-21 09:22:00

NAPA, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Vineyards, the landmark Calistoga winery, announces the ninth annual Sterling Silver Screen Series®. Once again, through the generosity of NBC Universal®, the 2011 summer season of movies in the vineyards will feature classic and "neo-classic" films in a range of genres, from the Universal archives. All proceeds from the summer screenings will benefit two local non profits; the Calistoga Family Center...

2011-06-30 07:45:00

SEBASTOPOL, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine Boot Camp®, the extreme insider experience for adventurous wine lovers, challenges recruits to dive into wine by rolling up their sleeves and plunging into winegrowing and winemaking during a one-day reconnaissance mission. Affairs of the Vine will conduct a Sonoma County Harvest Wine Boot Camp® 2011 on Saturday, September 24, 2011. Wine lovers will work hands-on in the vineyards harvesting grapes...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

Wine.com, the nation's top-selling online wine retailer offers a broad selection of quality, affordable wines to millions of casual enthusiasts, collectors and Fortune 100 companies. In addition to delivering convenient home shopping and delivery options, Wine.com serves as a trusted resource for aficionados to buy wine online. (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Since 1988, the expert buyers of Wine.com have scoured the world to deliver hidden gems from some of the most respected brands in the industry....

2011-03-28 08:15:00

DALLAS, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine lovers will have an opportunity to land at the top of the 18,000-person waiting list for sought after Kosta Browne Winery Pinot Noirs during the upcoming live auction at the 20th Anniversary Cotes du Coeur International Fine Wine Auction & Celebrity Chef Dinner. The allocation of 2011 fall and 2012 spring Kosta Browne wines is part of a package that includes golf with owner Dan Kosta, a rare tour of the winery, and a dinner and tasting....


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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