Tag Archives: North Carolina State University

• Tequila boom triggers social consequences in Mexico

Tequila boom triggers social consequences in Mexico

New North Carolina State University research shows that tequila’s surge in popularity over the past 15 years has been a boon for industry, but is triggering a significant hangover of social and environmental problems in the region of Mexico where the once-notorious liquor is produced. Tequila is distilled from the blue agave plant and, according […]

• East coast wine grape growers aim to be competitive & profitable

East coast wine grape growers aim to be competitive & profitable

The ground beneath vineyards and what grows there — in addition to grape vines — could play a role in making wine grape growers in North Carolina and elsewhere along the East Coast more competitive and profitable. That is the thinking behind a North Carolina State University study of the way wine grape growers produce […]