Latest Viticulture Stories

2008-10-06 12:00:22

By KATHLEEN BOSWELL BY KATHLEEN BOSWELL DURING THE 2007 Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta, one seminar panel tried to define the meaning of "green" terminology as it applied to winemaking.

2008-09-03 15:05:00

One of France's top research bodies said this week that French scientists have devised a way of using particle accelerators to authenticate vintage wines.

2008-08-29 12:01:18

CONCORD, Mass., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara-based grape products, announced today that it has hired Tonic Life Communications as its new public relations agency of record following a competitive review.

2008-07-23 03:00:45

By Lovelidge, Brian Exhibitors and visitors look ahead to the Fruit Focus show later this month. Brian Lovelidge reports This year's Fruit Focus promises a fantastic mix of attractions to keep visitors busy.

2008-07-21 15:00:35

CleanFish, one of the nation's most prominent brokers of wild caught and sustainably farmed fish, and the Fish Friendly Farming(C)-certified grapegrowers and winemakers of Mendocino County have joined forces with some of the nation's most prominent chefs and restaurateurs to celebrate North American Wild Fisheries and sustainable seafood.

2008-07-17 18:00:41

By Laurence McCoy Anyone who grows their own veg will testify that their carrots may well come up misshapen, gnarled and twisted, but taste far superior to the pristine version available in the supermarket.

2008-06-19 03:00:37

New York researchers say polyphenolics derived from red grape seeds may be useful agents to prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease.

2008-05-17 14:10:00

Researchers in France report that apples, purple grapes and juices made from the fruits, protect against the development of clogged arteries.

2008-03-26 00:10:00

Amid a long drought that has jeopardized this year’s harvest, Australia’s winemakers are reconsidering the areas in which they can grow grapes and the styles of wine they can produce.

2008-03-17 09:00:00

For more than two years the massive piles of dried grape skins have been mixed with landscapers' leaves and grass clippings and waste fish from the local fish distributor and left to cook like a giant organic stew in a back lot of a Peconic vineyard.

Word of the Day
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The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.