Tag Archives: Disease

• World’s First Successful Genome Analysis of Beer Hops

World’s First Successful Genome Analysis of Beer Hops

Suntory Global Innovation Center Limited (President, Member of the Board: Masato Arishiro) has succeeded in analyzing the genome of hop (Humulus lpulus) for the first time in the world in a joint effort with the Czech Republic’s Hop Research Institute, the Iwate Biotechnology Research Center, the Suntory Foundation for Life Sciences and Suntory System Technology […]

• Innovative planting in the vineyard prevents spread of diseases

Innovative planting in the vineyard prevents spread of diseases

Preventing the spread of viruses and other diseases in the vineyard requires not just a range of plant species but also mix of vine varieties, according to Jeff Coutelou of Mas Coutelou. Speaking during a round-table event yesterday at Roberson Wine’s annual portfolio tasting, Coutelou, a producer based in the Languedoc, outlined his techniques for […]

• Top 10 Alcohol Health Claims

Top 10 Alcohol Health Claims

Study after study claims to find new health benefits for wine, beer or spirits, so we have rounded up the best alcohol related health claims. There are many “ alcohol is good for your health” headlines. In some instances alcohol is seen as a miracle cure that can ward off everything from heart disease to dementia. It’s […]