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2013-11-28 23:21:02

Every week, the staff at VinoClipper.com searches, summarizes, categorizes and creates links to wine recommendations from top wine critics across the nation.

Grape Said To Be Healthiest In The World Has Its Genome Sequenced
2013-09-02 12:55:56

Scientists in Uruguay have announced the sequencing of the Tannat grape, which is used in making red wines that have the largest concentration of tannins -- an anti-oxidant that combats cell aging.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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