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How Many Bubbles Are In Your Bubbly?
2014-04-03 08:17:35

American Chemical Society The importance of fizz, more technically known as effervescence, in sparkling wines and champagnes is not to be underestimated — it contributes to the complete sensory experience of a glass, or flute, of fine bubbly. A scientist has now closely examined the factors that affect these bubbles, and he has come up with an estimate of just how many are in each glass. The report appears in ACS' The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Gérard Liger-Belair notes that...

2014-04-02 12:33:27

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Every time you buy a bottle of wine sealed with a natural cork stopper, you're helping to sustain one of the world's most biodiverse forests and protect an extraordinary ecosystem. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96466) While it might seem counterintuitive, the best way to ensure that there is no shortage of cork is to use more cork. That is because the greater the demand for cork, the greater the economic...

2014-04-02 08:24:48

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wine Institute has released a new book,Down to Earth: A Seasonal Tour of Sustainable Winegrowing in California, a consumer-friendly guide to environmentally and socially responsible practices that shows how sustainability influences California vintners and growers throughout the year as they grow and make wines. The book was written by Janet Fletcher and photographed by George Rose, both award-winning journalists....

2014-03-31 16:23:24

HEALDSBURG, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truett-Hurst Inc. (NASDAQ: THST), an innovative and fast growing super-premium, ultra-premium and luxury wine sales, marketing and production company based in the acclaimed Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys of Sonoma County, California, has once again seen its innovations recognized by the top press. In a feature highlighted on the front cover, Packaging World recognizes the significance and innovative paper wine bottle -...

2014-03-30 23:00:10

New Small Plates Event Hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association Offers Culinary Experience of Regional Wine and Gourmet Fare Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 The Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail reintroduces Small Plates, a once-wildly popular series of upscale wine and food pairings along the trail. This event is being hosted twice this spring on Friday, April 25 and Friday, May 30. Participants enjoy a full glass of wine paired with a well-presented and...

2014-03-25 16:23:46

Richman to Lend Culinary Talents and Expertise to Create Daring Pairings with Alamos MENDOZA, Argentina, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamos® Wines, producers of America's most preferred Malbec(1), today announced a partnership with Adam Richman, host of NBC's "Food Fighters." As a popular TV food personality, Richman will use his culinary expertise to create five new Daring Pairing recipes designed to pair specifically with Alamos' Argentine wines....

2014-03-24 23:26:03

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professinal market research reports on "China Grape Wine Manufacturing Industry, 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-grape-wine-manufacturing-industry-2014. Albany, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 China Grape Wine Manufacturing Industry, 2014 China grape wine manufacturing industry, 2014 is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the grape wine manufacturing industry to...

2014-03-24 16:23:23

TUCSON, Ariz., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Arizona's original and only American Viticulture Area (AVA), Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the Third Annual Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, featuring 21 Arizona Wineries in one location, April 12-13, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will be filled with new wine releases, fabulous winemakers, great wine, food vendors, a professional chili two-day cook-off and live music. "We are...

2014-03-20 23:28:21

Leading international and South African companies and institutions will network on Monday 7th April at the Franschhoek Wine Valley to discuss the future of the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) market. London - UK (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Southern Africa is seen by multiple analysts as one of the most important regions to develop renewable energies globally. Recently, the CSP Today Markets Report 2014 highlighted the small size of the market and the uncertainty of MW capacity allocated to CSP...

2014-03-19 08:32:12

Industry luminary to join innovative online wine retailer as Chief Storyteller SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com, the nation's #1 online wine retailer, today announced the addition of Wilfred Wong to its San Francisco-based team, effective March 31. As Chief Storyteller, Wong will research wines and wineries from all over the world, and share his findings with Wine.com customers through the Wine.com website, email newsletters, blog, videos, social media channels...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.