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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. Uruguayan researchers from the United Nations University who were involved in the sequencing said their results could lead to the formulation of healthier red wines. "A wine made with Tannat has twice the tannins of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

Drinking A Glass Of Wine Each Day Could Help Prevent Depression
2013-09-01 08:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Moderate consumption of wine could be associated with a reduced risk of depression, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the journal BMC Medicine. Researchers from the University of Navarra in Spain discovered people over the age of 55 who consumed between two and seven small glasses of wine each week are 32 percent less likely to become clinically depressed than both those who drink more and those who...

2013-08-30 23:01:51

Cellars Wine Club will be giving away 3 different wine club memberships to 3 different winners through their summer giveaway. Monroe, Washington (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Wine of the month club vendor Cellars Wine Club is giving away three different prizes to lucky contestants who enter between now and contest end. According to the contest rules, these winners will be randomly drawn from the pool of entries. Cellar's Wine Club's website explains their first prize, the West Coast...

2013-08-28 23:24:50

Cellars Wine Club's Byron Young explains how a yet-to-be-released app called wine4.me has the potential to suggest wine as Pandora radio suggests music, only better. Washington, Monroe (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The wine review landscape is changing. Again. Instead of bloggers, can wine4.me really take over as the primary source of wine guidance? Cellar's Wine Club's Byron Young seems to think so. In his latest wine article, he explains how an app like this would work, under the...

2013-08-21 23:18:02

Portland Wine has been offering a wide range of wines at affordable prices for over 20 years. It also offers party catering services for all kinds of events where wines need to be served. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Portland Wine, one of the leading providers of value wines has announced a party catering service for events, functions and a range of celebrations. Customised catering packages are put together based on party size and the type of event being held. Wines are a must-have for...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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