Craft Beverage Training at Rockingham Community College

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It may come as no surprise to you that the craft beverage industry is booming or that it’s booming in North Carolina. What may surprise you though is that one of the primary sources for the training that helps fuel this boom is in Wentworth, a tiny town north of Greensboro. Wentworth is home to […]

Idaho Wine Country Is A *Real* Thing

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So I’m an Idaho, and all of these things around me are processing wine — because Idaho makes wine! And some really good wine. With me at the winery are Molly Yeh of my name is yeh and Matt and Beau of Probably This. So let’s find out more… Idaho’s a beautiful state and we […]

From water to wine | The Journey | Episode Three

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Mendoza is in a desert region of the Andes, and the main water source is from the Andean Mountains. These days, climate change is a reality. We study the glaciers, which give us clear evidence that the earth’s climate is changing, since they demonstrate that in recent decades, the Andean Mountains, in general, have become […]

Pre-wedding excitement, hiking and wine!

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I’m headed back to New York City. And why, might you ask? So Connor and I hopped a train from the city up to the Hudson Valley to do one of our favorite things. What are we going to do? We’re going hiking! Here’s what we’re packing: water, sunscreen, sunglasses, dates almonds, crackers, cheese, and […]

Pico Wine: Beauty of the Azores, episode 7

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Pico is the island that produces the most wine Very dry, very difficult terrain But very ideal for the grapes except from this last year But normally we can get really nice, good high sugar content grapes because the ground is so dry The rock walls, they provide a sort of greenhouse atmosphere for the […]

Red Wine Poached Pears Recipe & An Intentional Autumn

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Hey everyone! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving. Today I’m going to show you a festive, kind of holiday treat. I’m in Chicago for Thanksgiving with my family. Here’s my big brother Brian. Tell them what we’re making. We are making some poached ehhh — not eggs — poached pears. Poached pears. I just […]

How wine waste powers Scania ethanol buses in France

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This is the French island of Île de Ré. It’s nice, right? Well, thanks to a bridge built in 1988, the island is getting more visitors than ever. You see, they’ve got really good oysters. Unfortunately, many of these people come by car, leading to traffic congestion and pollution in an otherwise pristine environment. In […]

Energy Efficiency Loan Fund | Beverage Plastics experience of the loan fund

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I’m Mark Brennan engineering manager of Beverage Plastics in Lugan. We’re a manufacture of soft drinks packaging so preforms, bottles, closures. We’re supplying to most of the major companies in Ireland. We applied for an Energy Efficiency loan to purchase a new blowing machine the older machines were inefficient both in output and in energy […]

Drake – Trophies

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Yeah Had hit records on my demo Did y’all boys not get the memo I do not stay at the Intercontinental And anything I got is not a rental, I own that mothafucka Figured out this shit, it’s simple My stock been going up like a crescendo A bunch of handshakes from the fakes But […]

Bastiaan says cheers with alcohol | Drugslab

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I’m Rens. -And I’m Bastiaan. And welcome in our Drugslab. Did I drink all this by myself? No, no. You don’t mind, do you? Because you’re curious about drugs, we try them for you. You can determine what we try by leaving a comment with the drug you want to see. And Sybren, Sven, Nastyfox, […]