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March 6, 2014

 

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Is Your Wine Allergy An Allergy To Sulfites?

Have you ever had a bad allergic reaction to wine? If so, you might actually be allergic to the histamines in the wine, not the sulfites.

February 8, 2013

 

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What Are Sulfites?

You've just opened a bottle of wine for dinner. On the label, you see these words: Contains Sulfites. What are sulfites? And what are they doing in your wine?

May 3, 2012

 

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Ultraviolet Light May Be Used To Replace Pasteurization

Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

August 11, 2011

 

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Why Do We Age Wine In Wooden Barrels?

Have you ever wondered why winemakers store wine in oak barrels instead of plastic containers?

February 2, 2011

 

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Bread And Wine Are More Similar Than You Think!

Bread and wine have more in common than you might think... they both have yeast!

October 8, 2010

 

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Let’s Have A Toast To Our Top 6 Alcohol Related Stories!

A Moment of Science answers your questions about creating, mixing and drinking alcohol.

February 26, 2010

 

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Wine And Beer: Different Types Of Alcohol, Same Basic Process

How are wine and beer similar? How are they different?

February 11, 2010

 

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Brandy From Wine: How Alcohol Is Turned Into Brandy

Have you ever wondered how Brandy and Wine are different?

January 28, 2010

 

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What Beer Does To Your Brain

What exactly happens to your body after you have a glass of beer?

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