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Archive for March, 2012

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What time is it? It’s about one bottle and a half!

posted on the March 26, 2012 9:24 am by Wine and Only

A breathalyser constantly at your wrist.   A Japanese design studio (Kisai) has come up with a great watch concept, that not only gives you the time (obviously!) but also your level of alcohol!   You just need to blow in a little hole located on the side of the watch, and the screen will [...]

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Ever wanted to know all the cultivars?

posted on the March 15, 2012 10:59 am by Wine and Only

Richard Hemming, who’s working on its application to become a Master of Wine (only 299 in the world as we speak…) has come up with a great way to remember all the cultivars needed for the exam… Watch the video below!     This is brilliant! May the force be with you, young Padawine! And [...]

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And the leading wine consuming country is… the USA!

posted on the March 13, 2012 9:57 am by Wine and Only

The United States of America have become in 2011 the first country in terms of wine consumption in volume with 311.3 million cases of 9 liters (12 bottles) with a growth prediction of 10% between 2011 and 2015, ahead of France and Italy. (In volume) China is also presenting a huge growth potential!     [...]

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A giant alcohol cloud found in space!

posted on the March 2, 2012 11:00 am by Wine and Only

British scientists have discovered in space a giant alcohol cloud (463 billion kilometers). This cloud is larger than 3,000 times the distance between Earth and Sun…     Don’t get too excited though! This cloud is composed of methanol (which is toxic for humans…well, most of them!). Alcohol in wine, as well as other drinks, [...]