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2014-09-23 08:38:49

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - WineAlign, Canada's largest online wine site, has published the results of the 2014 World Wine Awards of Canada. The World Wine Awards of Canada were held in August in Toronto, Ontario. Close to 1,100 wines were tasted by an extensive panel of the most respected wine writers, wine critics, retail buyers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wines in Canada. In all, 20 judges spent five days blind tasting the wines before recognising the very best with...

wine nanoscience
2014-09-19 12:25:15

Anne-Mette Siem, Aarhus University One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine. When wine growers turn their grapes into wine, they need to control a number of processes to bring out the desired flavor in the product that ends up in the...

2014-09-12 23:01:04

Partnership breaks wine events industry mold with detailed wine training tool, common tasting standard and real-time wine review data for participants Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Quini, an interactive wine tasting, rating and recommendations application and data solutions provider (http://www.quiniwine.com) today announced a partnership with Top Drop Vancouver (http://www.topdropvancouver.com) as the event’s exclusive wine tasting app and data aggregation platform. As...

2014-08-26 23:04:44

University City Science Center and Monell Chemical Senses Center Partner to Bring Scent-based Installation to Esther Klein Gallery Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The human nose can detect a trillion different odors, some of which will be featured at A Big Stick of Confidence, a scent-based installation by Canadian artist Clara Ursitti at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery at 3600 Market Street in Philadelphia. The exhibit, which is jointly presented by...

hummingbird sweet tooth
2014-08-23 05:32:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Unlike many types of birds, hummingbirds not only have the ability to detect sweetness, they also have a craving for sugary substances, and now the authors of a new Science study have discovered the biological reason why these tiny flying creatures differ from their avian counterparts. According to experts from the Harvard University Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Tokyo Graduate School of...

2014-08-14 16:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic) and by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture) - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Owing to the rise in living standards, the increasing demand for meat consumption, animal products/food, and concern towards the overall health of...

2014-07-10 23:10:52

Glutamate Association Shares New Animation to Lay Out Facts/Dispel Myths Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 At a time when almost everyone laments about consumers with little grounding in science being taken advantage of by sharp marketing ploys, a new animation aims to set the record straight about a much maligned food ingredient. "What’s the Deal with Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)?" is a fast-paced, hip new video that leaves just about everyone a bit smarter when it comes to...

2014-06-02 23:02:52

VinoVisit, Inc., the only free tasting room management tool for wineries, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with WineCountry.com to syndicate the VinoVisit.com “Book A Visit” reservation link on winery profiles found on http://www.WineCountry.com, http://www.NapaValley.com and http://www.Sonoma.com and on the WineCountry mobile app. Napa, California (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 VinoVisit, Inc., the only free tasting room management tool for wineries, today...

2014-05-29 08:32:09

STOP AB 2488, Keep Farmers' Markets Family-Friendly SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice is asking the California Legislature and Governor Brown to step away from allowing alcohol product tastings at farmers' markets in the state. California residents are encouraged to TAKE ACTION to STOP AB 2488. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "Kids, you go on a pony ride while I taste the chardonnay, is what you might hear a parent say at your...

Taste Receptor Gene Determines How Well We Sense Food
2014-05-28 09:07:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some people’s sense of taste is so perceptive, they have a strong dislike for food that a majority of people enjoy, such as spicy foods or ‘hoppy’ beers. According to a new report published in the journal Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, these so-called supertasters get their increased sensitivity from a variation in the taste receptor gene TAS2R38 – not a higher than normal amount of taste buds as had been previously...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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