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Jean-Marc Brocard By E. S. Brown on 11.30.2008
There are a lot of things that go into being a great winemaker: skill, determination, hard work, luck... the list goes on and on. But what is the one thing that is more important than any other when it comes to being a successful vigneron and crafting fine wines? Give up? How about grapes? Certainly you can't make a great wine without a few ripe grapes to begin with. While this may seem silly since we can now find wines from all fifty states in the union as well as from the four corners of the globe, for Jean-Marc Brocard grapes weren't always easy to come by. Read more: .......http://winegeeks.com/articles/161
A French court has ruled that newspaper articles on wines should be subject to the same health and safety guidelines as alcohol advertising and display health warnings. A Paris county court ruled that an editorial piece in Le Parisien newspaper entitled 'the triumph of Champagne' could be constituted as advertising even if page space had not been sold. ...... Read more: http://www.decanter.com/news/173401.html
Saponins, Anyone? Another Chemical in Red Wine Fights Cholesterol - Source: American Chemical Society
If you enjoy sharing a glass of a nice red wine with friends and family, you may be working on reducing your cholesterol while you're relaxing. Scientists at the University of California, Davis, think that a group of chemicals in red wine, called saponins, are linked to the ability to lower cholesterol. Read more: ......http://www.chiff.com/a/wine-red-cholesterol.htm