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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 Montpellier, France, this new, non-GMO Saccharomyces cerevisiae wine yeast is capable of producing lower alcohol levels in wine and with no production of undesirable compounds. Lower level of alcohol and no undesirable compounds This particular wine yeast is the first in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae species...

2014-01-15 23:21:41

Wine Tank Liquidation Allows U.S. and Canadian Wine Makers to Earmark More Dollars for Growth Bensenville, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Aaron Equipment Company, a leading provider of new and used process equipment, is liquidating the storage tanks of a Canadian winery. The 68 food grade stainless steel tanks the company secured as part of this buyout now afford growing wineries in the United States and Canada a unique opportunity to score a great deal on quality pre-owned wine tanks. The...

2014-01-14 20:21:06

ST. HELENA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelina E. Mondavi is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Winemaking as a result of her role as Winemaker/Co-Proprietor of Dark Matter Wines. After years of hard work and planning, we are thrilled to introduce you to joint venture, Dark Matter Wines. In conceiving Dark Matter Wines, we took inspiration from Classic European wine families where values and craftsmanship are passed down through...

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,...

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 supply of 2007 Quinta Dona Matilde Vintage Ruby Porto and retains only a limited quantity of this excellent Port wine in its inventory. This represents an opportunity for any enthusiast for Port wine to acquire a high-quality wine at an attractive price. This Port wine is made in the old-fashioned style, and this is evident from the moment...

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. Complete with digital, hand-held and benchtop models, NSG is able to cater any specific needs of its customers. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2013 NSG Precision Cells is proud to reveal their new advanced high-end Brix refractometer, an indispensable device for today´s researcher and industrialist. Brix refractometers are for measuring sucrose...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At first blush, winemaking appears to be a relatively simple process — crush grapes, extract juice and ferment. However, even the most cursory examination of the factors involved in the process opens a Pandora´s Box of important details. That level of detail was made all the more explicit by a new report in the open access journal PLOS ONE, which said the grapes from the same vineyard can vary widely with respect to the...

2011-05-04 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur Media announces the newest extension of its brand, the Entrepreneur Wine Club, offering members the finest entrepreneurial selection available anywhere. Each hard-to-find, exceptional wine is hand-picked by Entrepreneur and comes from premier wine regions throughout California, Oregon, Washington and around the world. Shipments for all three membership levels feature the outstanding wines and enthralling success stories of...

2010-09-14 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The official 2010 Champagne harvest season begins on September 13th. All grapes will be harvested by hand, according to traditional practices, to select the highest quality grapes. "Due to a frost that we had earlier in 2010, the development of the grapes was slightly delayed this year," remarked Champagne Bureau Director Sonia Smith. "Harvests are two to four days behind last year, except one village which began on September 10th. Yet the...


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