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2013-09-14 23:00:41

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Indian Wine Market Forecast to 2018” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/indian-wine-market-forecast-to-2018. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 Over the past five years (2008-09 to 2012-13), the Indian Wine Market has been showing a steady growth. The demand of both the domestic and foreign wines has been growing day by day. There is enough room for each and every wine brand, be...

2012-07-12 13:04:14

Researchers work to create hypoallergenic wines and sequence the genome of Chardonnay For centuries, people made wine by stomping grapes with their bare feet. But now, the art of winemaking is going high-tech at The University of British Columbia's Wine Research Centre. Have you ever gotten a headache or a rash from a single glass of wine? Has one glass of Merlot or Shiraz resulted in a painful hangover? If yes, you may be one of the 30 percent of people who are allergic to compounds...

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2010-10-13 22:12:51

When you think about "wine country," Illinois may not be the first state that comes to mind. But it's actually big business on the prairie. There are 90 wineries licensed in Illinois and 1,500 acres of wine grapes. One acre of wine grapes can bring as much as $8,000 in sales, though more commonly it's $3,000 to $5,000. The largest wineries in Illinois produce 90,000 gallons per year, while many produce 3,000 to 10,000 per year."In many cases, growing wine grapes is supplementary to the...

2010-08-24 09:22:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WineMatch.com releases combined sensory, chemistry and winery data web site to help consumers find matches to wines they already enjoy. This is a new concept in the evaluation of wines for the average consumer called Wine Profiling. This data-base driven, multi-point, wine-matching engine is the first of its kind. Using more real data and less subjectivity, WineMatch.com is a place for both wineries and consumers. Wine Submission Portal....

2010-06-10 04:20:00

FRESNO, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this June, baseball and grapes from California are in season at selected ballparks across North America including: Los Angeles Dodgers' Dodger Stadium, Baltimore Orioles' Camden Yards, San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park, St. Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium and Toronto Blue Jays' Rogers Centre. To celebrate America's favorite pastime, each team will feature one of America's favorite fruits--fresh grapes from California--at its concessions,...


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