(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in Cambridge have discovered that a lowly grape variety grown by peasants - but despised by noblemen - during the Middle Ages was the mother of many of today’s greatest grape varieties, including ...
There are easier places to make wine than the spectacular, desolate landscapes of southeast Turkey, but DNA analysis suggests it is here that Stone Age farmers first domesticated the wine grape.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Wine grapes that flourish in certain parts of Europe just might excel in West Texas.
On the gentle slopes of the Dealu Mare (Big Hill) region, winemakers are striving to make Romania the New World of wine in Europe.
Wine businesses around the country are taking steps to offset the potential effects of climate change, a study has found.
Dennis Gray may not be able to control Floridas humidity, but he wants to help popular grape varieties shrug off fungal diseases that thrive in muggy weather, and open up new markets for the states growers and ...
The French have spent centuries developing grapes with the unique flavor and character of Burgundy region wines. Cold-climate grape producers are counting on science to help shorten that process.
The solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel, University of Adelaide researchers have found.
The majority of wines are produced from around 20 different types of grape, all of which have their own typical aroma. This is due to the terpenes, a diverse category of chemical substances including cholesterol and estrogen. ...
An Earth-friendly future for French wine could include disease-resistant grapes, solar-powered robots, and lighter packaging, as vintners innovate to slash their environmental footprint.