Daily Archives: July 24, 2011

Grapevine DNA – The genetics of wine

At first glance Genetics may seem a strange topic for a Wine Blog, but look closer and you’ll discover that humans have been genetically modifying the grapevine ever since it was first farmed over 6,000 years ago by selecting the … Continue reading

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4 by 3…a NEWTS tasting

4 classic wine styles, 3 local retailers each offering an interpretation from their range; this was the premise for the July meeting of the North East Wine Tasting Society and meant a record 12 wines for the 2 hour meeting. … Continue reading

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