News tagged with wine consumption

Special yeast reduce alcohol, improve wine

A team of Australian researchers has taken a giant step towards controlling a growing problem in the wine community. They have identified special yeast that produce a lower level of alcohol, helping to preserve the flavor. ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Wine feels the effects of a changing climate

The signs of climate change are universally evident, but for French winemakers, already feeling the effects of competition from other countries, the year of volatile weather does not bode well. A lot of rain, a late spring ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Other
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Wine consumption declining in France

(PhysOrg.com) -- If asked what you associate France with, you're most likely to say fashion, cheese and of course ... wine. But a new study shows that the Frenchman and Frenchwoman's love of wine may be losing its edge, as ...

dateJun 30, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Women who drink beer more likely to develop psoriasis

Regular beer - but not light beer or other types of alcohol—appears to be associated with an increased risk of developing psoriasis, according to a report posted online today that will be published in the December print ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Health
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Heavy drinkers face significantly increased cancer risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Heavy drinkers of beer and spirits face a much higher risk of developing cancer than the population at large, says a group of Montreal epidemiologists and cancer researchers. Their findings show that people ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Cancer
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'Delicious' new grape debuts

Researchers at the University of Florida have introduced 'Delicious', a new muscadine grape cultivar. 'Delicious' ripens early, produces high yields, and is disease-resistant. The black fruit features exceptional taste and ...

dateMar 21, 2009 in Ecology
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