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Tag Archives: Pomace

• Wine Waste Finds Sweet Afterlife In Baked Goods

Wine Waste Finds Sweet Afterlife In Baked Goods

When winemakers crush the juice from grapes, what’s left is a goopy pile of seeds, stems and skins called pomace. Until several years ago, these remains were more than likely destined for the dump. “The pomace pile was one of the largest problems that the wine industry had with sustainability,” says Paul Novak, general manager […]

• Wine dregs shown to improve cows’ milk, reduce methane

Wine dregs shown to improve cows’ milk, reduce methane

Feeding dairy cows the stems, seeds and skins from wine grapes boosts milk production and dramatically cuts the animal’s methane emissions, Australian researched published Thursday shows. Scientists found that supplementing the cows’ feed with grape marc — the leftover material from wine-making — reduced cow emissions by 20 percent and increased milk production by five […]

• Scotland Awards Contracts to Make Electricity from Whiskey

Scotland Awards Contracts to Make Electricity from Whiskey

It is the spirit that powers the Scottish economy, and now whiskey is to be used to create electricity for homes in a new bioenergy venture involving some of Scotland’s best-known distilleries. Contracts have recently been awarded for the construction of a biomass combined heat and power plant at Rothes in Speyside that by 2013 […]

• Grappa – not just for lighters anymore

Grappa – not just for lighters anymore

“Lighter fluid”. That’s the way I used to describe grappa. Between getting better stuff and my taste developing, I’ve really come to really  love it. If anyone is at a loss of what to buy me for a birthday or Christmas present there is always that answer. I really don’t know why it should be […]