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• The Wine Industry Thinks It’s Getting Us Drunk Too Quickly

The Wine Industry Thinks It’s Getting Us Drunk Too Quickly

As a fix, wine scientists are searching for a wild yeast species that will produce less alcoholic beverages. The wine industry has a problem. Over the past years, the alcoholic content in wine has steadily been climbing, from 13 percent to, in some cases, 17 percent, Scientific American reports. Some might wonder: Ok, so what’s the problem? […]