Archive for August 2010

South Africa adds water to wine

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

The Wine and Spirit Board of South Africa proposes to allow vintners to add water to grape musts. Because of global warming the grapes contain […]



Fourteen communal appellations in AOC Alsace

Aug 25th, 2010 | By
Fourteen communal appellations in AOC Alsace

The French Institut National de l’origine et de la qualité (INAO) may decide in November to recognize fourteen new municipal appellations in Alsace, reports the […]



Study: even moderate drinking increases breast-cancer risk

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

According to a study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, even moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of breast cancer. Women who […]



Languedoc AOC becomes pyramid

Aug 25th, 2010 | By

Languedoc, one of the largest wine regions in France, will receive a ‘simpler’ AOC classification from mid 2011. The comprehensive Languedoc AOC remains the base […]