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2014-10-07 04:00:17

Provided by Barbara Wankerl, Technische Universität München (TUM) The majority of wines are produced from around 20 different types of grape, all of which have their own typical aroma. This is due to the terpenes, a diverse category of chemical substances including cholesterol and estrogen. Scientists have now identified two enzymes that determine the terpene content – and thus the aroma intensity – of grapes. The findings could play an important role in the future development of...

2014-10-02 08:32:15

GAVI, Italy, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectations for La Scolca's 2014 vintage are high as the screw has not been under specific stress so that the grapes are beautifully healthy with a good sugar content and stable acidity. The weather this year has also played its part. A summer characterized by frequent rains necessitated meticulous attention to the raw material, with constant monitoring and timely treatments in the vineyard. This was followed by the intense heat...

2014-03-14 12:23:15

Winery Releases High-Tier Wine in Fully Recyclable Packaging for Great Taste and Less Waste MODESTO, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naked Grape Wine proudly announces the national launch of its new 3L Box, the most-awarded 3L box wine in US competitions with 65 gold medals and more than 330 total awards to-date. The 3L box delivers the same high-quality product found in The Naked Grape glass bottles - all in one compact, convenient packaging that's easy on the planet....

Microbial Fungi On Grapes Affect Character Of Wine
2012-12-27 10:39:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At first blush, winemaking appears to be a relatively simple process — crush grapes, extract juice and ferment. However, even the most cursory examination of the factors involved in the process opens a Pandora´s Box of important details. That level of detail was made all the more explicit by a new report in the open access journal PLOS ONE, which said the grapes from the same vineyard can vary widely with respect to the...

Grapes Ripeness Indicated Using Computer Imaging
2012-11-30 15:33:36

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology [ Watch The Video ] Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed a technique for estimating grape composition and variety using computer imaging. They have also put forward an index for identifying the ripeness of seeds without the need for chemical analysis. This new method can help to decide the best moment for picking. The normal procedure for identifying the sugar content of grapes involves chemical...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.