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winemaking additives
2015-04-14 11:25:42

The winemaking process might seem as simple as smashing up a few grapes, but commercial wineries add any number of additional ingredients to their products in order to bring out certain notes or textures. These additives can make a great difference among wines made from the same grape and, according to a new study in the journal Analytical Chemistry Research, the difference can be so great, winemakers should list their ingredients on each bottle to let consumers know what they can expect.

2014-10-02 08:32:15

GAVI, Italy, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectations for La Scolca's 2014 vintage are high as the screw has not been under specific stress so that the grapes are beautifully

wine nanoscience
2014-09-19 12:25:15

Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine.

2014-06-23 08:29:56

TOULOUSE, France, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The result of collaborative research by Lallemand Oenology and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), in

2014-01-14 20:21:06

ST. HELENA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelina E.

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

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.

2013-07-31 23:16:50

The remaining inventory is being offered for sale at a price of $55.95 per bottle. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Classe Wines has sold most of its

2013-01-17 23:01:06

NSG Precision Cells with the assistance of Atago now can offer customers a brix refractometer for almost every situation imaginable.

Microbial Fungi On Grapes Affect Character Of Wine
2012-12-27 10:39:17

A new study reports that grapes from the same vineyard can vary widely with respect to the communities of microbial fungus on their skins, partly giving a wine its distinct character.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.