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Is the SA #wine farmer sitting on a biofuel extravaganza?

Grape pomace, the mashed up skins and stems left over from making wine and grape juice, could serve as a good starting point for ethanol production, according to a new study (J. Agric. Food Chem., DOI: 10.1021/jf303509v). Due to growing interest in biofuels, researchers have started looking for cheap and environmentally sustainable ways to produce … Continue reading

As temperatures rise, some vintners are moving to higher ground #wines

Global warming warning   Courtesy Photo Parched soil in Jerez, Spain retains water efficiently. Despite the recent very cold spell, it seems our planet is becoming ever warmer, and this is also affecting viticulture in a number of ways. Not all of them are obvious. In such already torrid parts of the world as the … Continue reading

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