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Natural Wine - Nutrients Necessary for Quality Grape Production

Posted by Brian Browning on

Natural Wine - Nutrients Necessary for Quality Grape Production
Providing nutrients is critical to maintain a healthy, productive, and sustainable vine which directly correlates to quality grape production. Supplying certain nutrients in appropriate levels encourages photosynthesis, and in turn healthy growth. Macronutrients, and some micronutrients, are necessary to quality grape production by encouraging and sustaining a healthy and productive environment. These essential nutrients can be found in soil and the use of fertilizers can reduce or eliminate deficiencies in the vine and encourage quality grape production.

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Delete the Wonder - Developing a Realistic and Effective Study Plan

Posted by Brian Browning on

Delete the Wonder - Developing a Realistic and Effective Study Plan
An organized and realistic study plan is one of the most important building blocks to successfully completing your course.

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Wine Faults - Smoke Taint

Posted by Brian Browning on

Wine Faults - Smoke Taint
This has been a huge topic recently, and as harvest in the Northern Hemisphere approaches, it's on everyone's minds. Wine faults are known as the  presence of a chemical compound, or combination of compounds, that detracts from a wines’ quality. 

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Why Are Wines So Expensive?

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Why Are Wines So Expensive?

Sometime we forget all the work that goes on behind the scenes with the wine industry.

Looking at the rows of bottles on the shelf at the liquor store, it's easy to forget the many hands that have made that bottle of wine possible! We've taken into account some of them here, with a little backstage look.

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Italian Grapes in the United States

Posted by Michael Snodgrass on

Italian Grapes in the United States
So many different grapes, from so many different regions of Italy, are starting to pop up all over the United States (and the rest of the world). Growing these Italian grapes, and drinking these wines, can have many positive effects. 

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