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2013-05-30 23:17:07

The Northwest winery collects 6 medals at this year's prestigious Seattle Wine Awards; including two Double Gold Grand Awards of Excellence. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Northwest Cellars, producers of high-quality and affordable wine available with custom wine labels, continues to collect accolades for more than just their popular exteriors. In fact, Washington State's best wine recognition program recently saw fit to bestow 6 medals upon Northwest Cellars at its 2013 Seattle Wine...

2013-03-29 23:01:03

Having successfully launched their Revive organic wine club in North Carolina, TheWineFeed.com has just opened up shipping to the District of Columbia via UPS. The Revive wine club is one of four club options offered by The Wine Feed--and features only wines that are produced using organic farming practices. http://www.thewinefeed.com Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 TheWineFeed.com, an innovative wine retailer based in Raleigh, NC, is pleased to announce their Revive Organic Wine Club is...

2012-03-27 23:58:58

While Washington winemakers grow most of their grapes on their natural rootstock, the coveted quality of their crop—and wines—is unlikely to change if they join the rest of the world and start grafting their varieties to more disease- and pest-resistant roots. That day will probably come, say WSU experts, but growers have little to fear. Yet the spectre of a vine-destroying invasion has lurked in the shadows of Washington vineyards for years. What if, wine industry professionals...

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2011-07-01 09:27:54

Higher temperatures could significantly impact California and other premium winegrowing regions of the United States in the next 30 years, according to a new study led by Stanford University climate scientists. Writing in the June 30 edition of Environmental Research Letters, the scientists report that by 2040, the amount of land suitable for cultivating premium wine grapes in high-value areas of northern California could shrink by 50 percent because of global warming. However, some cooler...

2011-04-14 09:17:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WineMatch.com is raising the bar once again in its proprietary wine profiling and matching system. The Winery Direct-to-Consumer Model (W2C) has been enhanced through the integration of Social Media. WineMatch now allows consumers to create their free account using their existing Facebook or Twitter account credentials, in addition to the option of signing up directly with WineMatch. A consumer logged into WineMatch can now easily...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.