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2014-06-03 23:15:49

Leading provider of all-natural anti-aging skincare brand, Born Skincare, is offering a gift with purchase on all full-size orders placed during the month of June. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Gift-giving just got easier this Father’s Day with Born Skincare. Now through the month of June, the leading all-natural cosmetic solutions line is treating customers to a free travel size atomizer with any purchase in the online shop. “Father’s Day is traditionally a time of gift-giving...

2014-04-08 23:31:19

Leading provider of all-natural anti-aging skincare brand, Born Skincare, is celebrating Earth Day and raising awareness about organic skin products. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In recognition of Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, leading all-natural and organic beauty brand, Born Skincare, is celebrating with complimentary shipping on all orders placed through the month of April. “We want to encourage customers to shop for environmentally friendly products,” says Born Skincare creator...

2014-01-29 23:23:41

Napa Valley Grapegrowers outline plans for managing Napa’s 45,200 acres of grapevines in California's current drought conditions. So far in 2014, there has been no rain. Napa, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 In a Tuesday press conference,Napa Valley Grapegrowers outlined plans for managing Napa’s 45,200 acres of grapevines in current drought conditions. During 2013, Napa Valley measured four to eight inches of rain, the driest year on record; so far in 2014, there has been no rain....

2014-01-21 20:26:03

Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West recognizes innovation and experimentation in viticulture SAN FRANCISCO and NAPA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences today recognized the winner and two finalists of the Vintage Report Innovation Award Presented by Bank of the West for their demonstration of innovation and sustainability in viticulture. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120418/MM90603LOGO) Ridge Winery...

2014-01-14 11:03:58

What goes into a great wine and what role does geology play? Wine experts use the word terroir to describe the myriad environmental influences, including climate, that go into growing winegrapes. Climate is arguably the most influential factor and it produces the most identifiable differences among wines. So how is climate change affecting wines globally? And how do other factors, such as the bedrock below the vineyard and the soil, produce subtle expressions in wine? Increasingly,...

Ancient Vineyards Discovered In Spain
2013-12-24 03:57:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report in the journal Quaternary International, archaeologists have uncovered evidence showing that a section of terraced fields farmed in 10th-century Spain were devoted to the intensive cultivation of grape vines. The vineyards were found at Zaballa, a medieval settlement abandoned in the 15th century. “Archaeo-botanical studies of seed remains found in the excavations and pollen studies have provided material...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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