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2014-02-06 12:29:15

Challenges for Global Industry, But Brighter 2014 for UK Wine Market NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report looking at the global wine industry as of the end of 2013, and forecasting remaining challenges for the industry globally but a more optimistic outlook for the UK wine sector. In the report, published by the bank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, Rabobank says that the miserable economic environment in the key UK market...

Climate Change Shifting Wine Industry To Once Unsuitable Regions
2013-04-09 09:09:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If one thing is certain in today´s world, it´s that we are facing a growing threat from climate change. And in a recent Gallup Poll, it has been shown that at least 58 percent of Americans are concerned with global warming. As the world is gripped by warming temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme storms and record droughts, as well as loss of biodiversity and food shortages, one new study could potentially add more...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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