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The Effects of Cluster Leaf Zone Removal on Pinot Noir Grapes in the Willamette Valley, Oregon
Grape growers use an arsenal of techniques in the vineyard to help improve grape and ultimately wine quality. One example of such a technique is cluster zone leaf removal. It is understood and has ...
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While there is debate about whether or not the results can be generalizable, this is an interesting study on the concept of choice overload in a wine retail setting:
So, you want to buy a bottle of wine. You walk into the wine shop, grocery store, or wherever wine is sold where you live and observe the selection. More often than not, you’re met with aisle upon ...
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Drinking red wine may ward off a cold - Long term effects of alcohol abuse - How olive oil is processed - & more! http://go.shr.lc/1IFqOfq
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Wine Drinking red wine may ward off the winter sniffles Keep an eye on arsenic in wine Alcohol Industries Where Employees Drink The Most Central New York sees surge in binge drinking, especially among women Alcohol is a drug The Effects of Long-Term Alcohol … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/15/2015 →
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Yeasts bioengineered to enhance folate levels in wine - Are wine drinkers more responsible? - Alcohol kills more than HIV, AIDS, violoence, and TB combined - & more! http://go.shr.lc/1JhnjN9
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Wine Yeasts bioengineered to enhance folate levels in wine Are Wine Drinkers More Responsible? Drinking wine makes you live longer Alcohol Alcohol kills more people than HIV, AIDS, violence, TB combined The Dangers of ‘Overage’ Drinking Harmful effects of alcohol consumption greater among people … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/14/2015 →
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Wine as a bedtime snack can help you loose weight? - 4 in 5 people would live longer if they have one less drink per week - Chia seeds might help prevent cancer? - & more!  http://go.shr.lc/1IyVy1S
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Wine Wine bedtime snack can help you lose weight Alcohol Four in five drinkers would live longer if they had one less drink a week Getting a Designated Driver is Easier Than Ever with the New Website from BeMyDD Hawai‘i moves to ban powdered … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/12/2015 →
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How much alcohol is too much? - How alcohol affects your body - Eat healthy for a healthy brain - &more - http://go.shr.lc/1bDojx7
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Alcohol Alcohol Health Benefits: How Much Is Too Much? How Alcohol Affects Your Body 10 tips for drinking without getting a hangover You? A binge drinker? Could be, especially if you’re a woman in N.J. Olive Oil Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/08/2015 →
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Learn all about the history and genetic parentage of the Rotgipfler grape:
The “Who’s Your Daddy” series takes a very brief look at the parentage of grapes, in order to get a better understanding of where particular varietals come from and how they are genetically related...
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It's our blogiversary!! 
June 8th, 2011, The Academic Wino was born!  It's hard to imagine we're at the 4 year anniversary of the launching of this blog, but alas, here we are! I just wanted to thank each and every one of ...
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My latest post provides a brief overview of recent wine research including the following:   Yeasts bioengineered to enhance folate levels in wine - Mulches reduce weeds, maintain yield, and promote soil quality in an Iowa vineyard - and - New technology to quickly test the presence of nobel rot in grape musts.
It’s very difficult, if not impossible, for one single person to thoroughly review every single piece of peer reviewed literature related to wine that is published every day. This Wine Literature R...
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Alcohol drink of choice for 11% of students studying for finals - Alcohol & chocolate may good for you - Food Fraud - & more! http://go.shr.lc/1zZYLpz
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Alcohol Alcoholic Beverages Preferred by 11% of College Students When Studying for Finals Binge drinking among professional women is the dark side of equality Alcohol, Chocolate Might Be Good For Your Health Glass Shape May Influence How Fast You’re Drinking Alcohol Olive Oil Mediterranean … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/13/2015 →
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Chocolate & red wine key to weight loss - Best meds for a hangover? - All about olives - &more! - http://go.shr.lc/1cJ54E5
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Wine Could chocolate and red wine be the key to weight loss? Is wine really good for you? How wine can help you lose weight Alcohol How To Tell If You’re Drinking Too Much Which Painkiller Is Really The Best Cure For Hangovers? Will … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/11/2015 →
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Diabetics may stay healthy drinking a glass of red wine a night - Wine preservative can stop massive bleeding - The health benefits of hemp seeds - & more! - http://go.shr.lc/1Ednq6I
Please click on the links below to read the full articles. Wine New research suggests diabetics can stay healthy by drinking a glass of red wine each night Wine preservative can also stop massive bleeding in 20 seconds Alcohol Beer Glass Shape Alters How Fast We Drink Alcohol When to worry about drinking Powdered Alcohol … Continue reading Wine, Mediterranean Diet, and Your Health News for 05/07/2015 →
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