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New device may help make wine aromas perfect

New device may help make wine aromas perfect

Acetaldehyde is frequently found in a lot of places and foods, such as fruits, vegetables and human saliva. When present in high amounts in wine, it produces an unpleasant odour and affects the fermentation process.

'Bunch rot' fungal infection may improve aroma of wine: Scientists

'Bunch rot' fungal infection may improve aroma of wine: Scientists

Another study says that a different fungal infection known as powdery mildew can affect the taste and aroma of wine negatively.

Ladies, take note! Drinking a glass of wine, other alcohol daily may up breast cancer risk

Ladies, take note! Drinking a glass of wine, other alcohol daily may up breast cancer risk

The report also found that being overweight or obese increases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer, the most common type of breast cancer.

Asthma and sulfites – What asthmatics should avoid to prevent an attack

Asthma and sulfites – What asthmatics should avoid to prevent an attack

Foods containing high sulphites include – pickled foods, dried fruits, some fruit juices – particularly bottled lemon juice and grape juices, canned seafood soups, wine, molasses, etc.

When Nature vents her wrath on grapes

But nowhere is the task bigger than in Argentina`s Mendoza region, where vintners duel "the whole gamut of natural hazards" -- not least frequent earthquakes, according to research unveiled on Wednesday.

Cheese can enhance taste of wine

The study used a new sensory evaluation method and found consuming cheese while drinking wine impacted the description and preference of different wines.

Red wine cancels out effects of bad diet

Wine lovers have a new reason to toast to good health with resveratrol, which occurs naturally in blueberries, raspberries, mulberries, grape skins and consequently in red wine.

Turns out, wine isn't as `hearty` as we believed

Countless news stories have reported on research tying moderate drinking to a range of health benefits, including a lower heart disease risk and a longer life, but the new analysis took a deeper look at those studies, 87 in all and found that many were flawed, with designs suggesting benefits where there were likely none.

Relaxation for liquor shops on Eid-e-Milad in Maharashtra; Opposition slams move

Relaxation for liquor shops on Eid-e-Milad in Maharashtra; Opposition slams move

Maharashtra government has allowed alcohol shops to remain open from late night till wee hours on Eid-e-Milad, along with Christmas and New Year's Eve, prompting the Congress and AIMIM to accuse it of disregarding the sentiments of Muslims over demand for liquor ban on that day.

Comet Lovejoy releases 500 bottles of alcohol every second!

Comet Lovejoy releases 500 bottles of alcohol every second!

 The discovery marks the first time ethyl alcohol, the same type in alcoholic beverages, has been observed in a comet, researchers said.

Alcohol intake may up breast cancer risk: Study

 Alcohol intake increases the chances of developing breast cancer and this risk quadruples with the intake of each daily glass of wine or beer, a new study has warned.

Diabetics should `dine with wine` to keep heart healthy

Drinking red wine with dinner may improve the heart health of people with Type 2 diabetes as a recent study has suggested so.

Is Delhi government promoting liquor consumption?

Delhi's tourism minister Kapil Sharma has passed a statement in which he has said that the minimum age to consume the liquor should be lesser than 25 years. He says that license procedures and inspector dictatorship should be ended. We talked to Kapil Sharma over his bold decision.

FSSAI to soon issue draft notification for liquor standards

With plans to set standards for alcoholic drinks including beer, whisky and rum among others central food safety watchdog FSSAI is likely to come out with a draft notification within a few weeks.

An `electronic tongue` to taste wine!

Scientists in Spain claim to have developed an "electronic tongue" to rival sommeliers in tasting of cava or the sparkling wine.