Tag Archives: Denmark

• You can’t win. Resveratrol may negate health benefits of exercise

You can’t win. Resveratrol may negate health benefits of exercise

Several studies have lauded the anti-aging effects of resveratrol, an antioxidant found in grape-based products like red wine. A new study, however, suggests the compound could have some drawbacks. Recent research has shown that consuming a large quantity of resveratrol in supplement form — about the equivalent of 700 bottles of red wine — may […]

• NY wine producers “believe” in UK market

NY wine producers “believe” in UK market

New York state’s producers are hoping for success in the UK in their first concerted export effort. Speaking to the drinks business, Bob Madill, president of the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, said that the UK was chosen as the region’s first major export market because: “We value the UK for its curiosity and open-mindedness”. Seventy […]

• Finally! Your Very Own Personal Brewing Machine

Finally! Your Very Own Personal Brewing Machine

The WilliamsWarn Personal Brewery is the miracle that beer drinkers have been praying for. After 5000 years of brewing, the technology finally exists to allow you to brew the perfect beer. Your Personal Brewery is a breakthrough created by our brewmasters through a combination of their deep love of beer and their extensive knowledge of […]

• Europe: Dry weather leaves brewers with malting barley supply crisis

Europe: Dry weather leaves brewers with malting barley supply crisis

A dry spring in much of Europe has sent malting barley prices shooting upwards – adding to the woes of brewers already under pressure from weak beer demand, according to analysts. In the UK, one of the four leading European producers along with France, Germany and Denmark, spring barley prices for the coming 2011 harvest […]

• Would You Buy Carlsberg’s “Gender Neutral” Beer?

Would You Buy Carlsberg’s “Gender Neutral” Beer?

What’s so special about Copenhagen? Not the city, of course — we’re talking about this new brand of light beer that’s about to hit shelves from the Danish brewing company. Research suggests that women make up at least 25% of the beer-consuming market — a target audience is that widely overlooked. From Bud Light’s “bros […]

• Pill to help alcoholics stop at one drink may be on the way

Pill to help alcoholics stop at one drink may be on the way

The first pill designed to curb a person’s urge to have more than a few drinks at a sitting is undergoing tests in Europe, promising doctors and public-health authorities a new approach to fighting alcoholism. The drug, nalmefene from H. Lundbeck A/S in Valby, Denmark, blocks brain signals that make activities such as sex and […]

• US sparkling wine market still a “work in progress” for European producers

Cava may be mega- business throughout much of Europe, and Prosecco may be winning new friends in UK (Wine Intelligence Vinitrac® July 2010), but both these European flagships of the sparkling wine category are still very much work in progress in the biggest developed market, the USA. Our new report on Sparkling wine in the […]