Alcohol industry distorts cancer risk: study

/ Sep 8, 2017

Alcohol industry distorts cancer risk: study

The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as ...

Dig yields ancient mug workshop near site of Jesus wine miracle

Aug 11, 2017

Dig yields ancient mug workshop near site of Jesus wine miracle

Israeli archaeologists on Thursday unveiled a 2,000-year-old workshop for making stone vessels similar to those Jesus is believed to have used to miraculously turn water into wine. Located near the Galilee village of Reineh in northern Israel, the site is walking distance from Cana, the ...

Yamanashi aims to become center for wine-based tourism

Jun 17, 2017

Yamanashi aims to become center for wine-based tourism

In Yamanashi Prefecture, the top producer of wine made only from grapes grown in Japan, three cities have come together to create a plan for a wine resort. The cities of Koshu, Fuefuki and Yamanashi, which together host some 60 wineries, are collaborating to promote ...

Australia winemakers battle against warming

Dec 24, 2016

Australia winemakers battle against warming

When an unprecedented heatwave hit South Australia state, home to the world-renowned Barossa Valley winemaking region, viticulturists fretted about the impact on their grapes. The crops survived, but the extreme weather last year was a reminder of how climate change can hurt a resurgent $1.5 ...