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5 English rosé wines you should be drinking this summer

Added: 26.05.2017 12:58 | 14 views | 0 comments

It's all about keeping it local for English Wine Week, which starts on Saturday May 27

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From: www.standard.co.uk

Ask Well: How Much Sugar Is in a Glass of Wine?

Added: 26.05.2017 12:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Winemakers may add sugar to wine to “improve” the taste, and sugar content can vary widely.

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Winery or 'weedery': Vineyards rip up grapes, switch to pot

Added: 25.05.2017 21:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.

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Boutique Liverpool stay from £33.50pp - incl. free wine & late checkout

Added: 25.05.2017 20:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Summer in Liverpool means celebrations and festivals galore! International Beatles Week takes place in August, while the International Music Festival is on in July, and the Food and Drink and Comedy festivals are on in September. With so much going on, we don't know why you'd need another reason to go but for good measure,…

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Why companies in the chemicals industry are mixing

Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 1 views | 0 comments


AS SPRING arrives, the hills of Languedoc in southern France turn green with the leaves of grapevines. This is helped along by chemicals—lots of them, confides a winemaker based near the town of Thuir in the Pyrenees. In their absence, vineyards would need natural fertilisers and to be weeded by hand, both costly. French farmers use more chemicals than anyone else in Europe: 65,000 tonnes of pesticides alone each year.
Even the smallest of vine-growers has an interest in a series of takeovers proposed between their chemicals suppliers. After a decade without any big deals, since 2015 three mega-mergers, collectively worth around $240bn, have been proposed. When they were first announced, many doubted that regulators would allow the mergers because of competition worries. If all three proceed, as now seems likely, four companies will produce 70% of the world’s pesticides instead of six today.
The first mega-merger, announced in December 2015, was between Dow Chemical and...

From: www.economist.com

Brits to drink 28% less wine after Brexit

Added: 25.05.2017 15:08 | 12 views | 0 comments

Here's a sobering prediction: Brexit could result in Brits drinking 28% less wine in 2025.

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From: rss.cnn.com

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, exercise lowers risk

Added: 25.05.2017 14:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, finds a major new report.

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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming

Added: 25.05.2017 11:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.

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From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming

Added: 25.05.2017 10:04 | 11 views | 0 comments


JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop: marijuana. Oregon's legalization of recreational pot two years ...]

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From: www.seattletimes.com

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