Monday, 02 December, 2013
Grape-associated microbial biogeography
The study demonstrates that regional, site-specific, and grape-variety factors shape the fungal and bacterial consortia inhabiting wine-grape surfaces. It could be mean that the taste of wine is determinate by 'microbial terroir'. Read abstract...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
APP VINEA SWISS WINES 2013
The Vinea Association in 2012 replaced the printed Swiss Wine Guide, the essential reference work for wine-lovers in our country, with a free iPhone app. It has now been downloaded more than 5,000 times and updated more than 12,000 times in one year: the app has truly been a success. The heart of the app is 500 wine producers who were selected on the basis of their results in the largest wine competitions and/or for their renown - Switzerland's pride, the best wine producers in the country. More information...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Wine Production in 2013
According to the forecasts, the world should produce 281 million hectolitres of wine in 2013. Spain has recorded a high level of wine production, of over 40 Mhl. With 45 Mhl, Italy has produced 2% more than in 2012. There has also been an increase of 7% in France (44 Mhl) and in Portugal (6.7Mhl).
Development has taken place in the United States, along with record production in Chile (12.8 Mhl) and New Zealand (2.5 Mhl). Read more...
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Delectable Wine App
Take a picture of your favorite wine and share it with your friends. Then, check in your network who is drinking the same. The App works as a face recognition programme developed for the wine industry. So you can remember the wines you are drinking and learn about them. Click here Delectable...
Friday, September 13, 2013
Eight new Masters of Wine
The announcement brings the total number of Masters of Wine to 312, in 24 countries, and comes days before the Institute celebrates its 60th Anniversary with a week of special events in London. The eight new MWs include the first ever Turkish Master of Wine. Dilek Caner, who is originally from Istanbul. Read more...