Tag Archives: wine

PDO, PGI, TSG…. Do you know what you see on the packaging?

I am pretty sure every European citizen has already seen these little golden seals on the packaging of agricultural products and foodstuffs. For example if I look onย my kitchen table now, the first thing I see is “Aceto Balsamico di … Continue reading

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Weekly news (7. week of 2014)

Here we go again with the most interesting news which keep the hortiworld excited this week. Read&enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‰ French wine exports drop in 2013 (decanter) New quality criteria to be developed for booming spice and herb sector (FAO) Merkel’s conservatives … Continue reading

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Weekly news (5th week 2014)

Hey everyone, again a week passed, let’s see what happened in the big-picture hortiworld! ๐Ÿ™‚ Commission proposes to combine and reinforce existing school milk and school fruit schemes (europa) EU organic regulation review published (ifoam) Australian wine grape growers being … Continue reading

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Weekly news (4th week 2014)

Dear readers, it’s pretty much time to get up to date in the horticultural news of the world, isn’t it? Let’s see what has happened in the last few days… Chila and Italy forge kiwifruit accord (fruitnet) Australian wine exports … Continue reading

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A corky post

During my work I met a very interesting topic a few days ago. Honestly it never came to my mind to make a little research in it, but actually it is a really exciting (rather forestry) issue… It is cork … Continue reading

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Apple? Cider!

Honestly, dear readers, I can hardly imagine more delicious ways of apple consumption than a big nice glass of cider. In the summertime it’s freezing cold, in winter it’s hot and we drink it from a mug, in most bars … Continue reading

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Weekend horti-collection

Here comes your usual far-from-perfect still really exciting horticulural collection to keep you up-to-date ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a nice weekend full of horticulture ๐Ÿ™‚ FAO lauds Nelson Mandela as champion of right to food (FAO) The European Commission fosters debate on … Continue reading

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On the waves of wine technology

A few days ago I read a really interesting article from the current issue ofย The Economist about the latest viticultural technologies. And to be honest, even if I like reading the news and enjoying interesting articles about horticulture, some of … Continue reading

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Must reads of Tuesday

Here comes the usual selection of 03.12.2013. Thinks, rethink, analyse & share the horticulture! ๐Ÿ™‚ USA: Top 100 wines of 2013 (sfgate) Absolute majority of Americans want GMO food to be labeled (rt) Slow food and FAO launches “Quinoa in … Continue reading

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