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Use A Rule Of Thumb To Control How Much You Drink

Use A Rule Of Thumb To Control How Much You Drink

Angie Hunt, Iowa State University Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell...

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2014-08-30 23:03:34

Esensors Inc. has developed a monitoring system specialized for wine cellars based on our experience with industrial environmental sensors and with the advice of wine experts. Amherst, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The “Cellar Guard” monitor incorporates our experience with industrial HVAC and server rooms monitoring, but adds the experience of wire experts. It features precision sensors for bottle and air temperature in addition to humidity and light monitoring. A special feature...

2014-08-27 23:16:26

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend is Loaded With Local Wine, Fresh Fare and Lots of Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual Harvest Stompede event is a fabulous time to visit the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of grapevines cover the countryside, providing a magnificent backdrop to wine tasting fun in a weekend event that takes place September 6 and 7, 2014. Kicking off the festivities is an optional race through the vineyards at 9:00...

2014-08-25 23:03:15

Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month along the Madera Wine Trail as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month “California Wine Month Reception & Wine Tasting” September 12, 2014 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Joaquin Wine Company The Madera Vintners Association...

2014-08-21 16:22:58

Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations NAPA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. This is the first year Stellina di Notte Prosecco will be featured at the Emmy celebrations....

2014-08-15 12:23:38

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Wine Educators is delighted to announce the creation of its new app, SWE Wine and Spirits Quiz, for iOS devices, which will further the message of the Society by providing entertaining and educational wine and spirits quizzes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/136104 The app was unveiled on August 14th during the "Hipster Happy Hour" cocktail party at SWE's Annual Conference, taking place this year in Seattle, WA....

2014-08-14 23:09:18

Send Me On Vacation is excited to reveal details about its wine maker dinner series to take place on October 2, 2014. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Send Me on Vacation hosts many events throughout the year to raise money in order to send breast cancer survivors on a well-deserved vacation to rejuvenate their body, mind and spirit. This year, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Send Me on Vacation is going to “Crush Out the Effects of Cancer” with a one-of-a-kind Wine...

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2014-08-12 03:00:59

American Chemical Society Location. Location. Location. The popular real estate mantra also turns out to be equally important for growing wine grapes in fields and storing bottles of the beverage at home or in restaurants, according to researchers. Those are just two of the topics that were covered in a symposium titled, “Advances in Wine Research,” at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The meeting features nearly 12,000 reports. [...

2014-08-06 23:09:27

Chatterbox Wine Marketing Services Hires Ron Scharman as Chief Operating Officer Napa, California (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Chatterbox Wine Marketing Services announces the appointment of Ron Scharman as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing all operations from their offices in downtown Napa. Scharman will be responsible for managing the existing Chatterbox relationship-based wine telesales operations, newly acquired VinoVisit reservation software service, and an expanding array of new...

2014-08-04 12:29:32

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Alcoholic Drinks in the US http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/alcoholic_drinks/alcoholic_drinks_us.html Alcoholic drinks witnessed flat volume growth whilst value sales grew in 2013, thanks to the ongoing premiumisation trend across major categories, especially beer. Consumer trends continue to favour unique, diverse and upgraded offerings in liquor, similar to what they have come to...

2014-08-04 08:32:03

Fans are Invited to Become Virtual Winemakers PATERSON, Wash., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet now has a vineyard -- a premium, award-winning one at that. Beginning today, Columbia Crest -- the only Washington winery to be awarded Wine Spectator's No. 1 Wine in the World* -- will help the online community of wine-lovers create the first-ever Crowdsourced Cabernet Sauvignon from the beginning stages of the vineyard all the way to bottling and selling the wine through a new...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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