wine
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods
Catherine Offord | Nov 22, 2017
An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Catherine Offord | Oct 16, 2017
At low doses, resveratrol enhanced human T-cell activity in vitro, while at high doses it interfered with cell signaling. 
The Evolution of Beer Yeast
The Evolution of Beer Yeast
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 12, 2016
Sequencing more than 150 yeast genomes, scientists describe distinct lineages cultivated by humans for making beer and wine.
Local Microbes Give Wine Character
Local Microbes Give Wine Character
Ruth Williams | Sep 24, 2015
Yeast strains from different regions of New Zealand generate wines with varying chemistries.
Resveratrol’s Low-Dose Anticancer Effect
Resveratrol’s Low-Dose Anticancer Effect
Bob Grant | Jul 31, 2015
The antioxidant found in red wine and some berries shows that small doses have more potent antitumor effects than large doses in a mouse model.
Soil Bacteria Live on Wine Grapes
Soil Bacteria Live on Wine Grapes
Kerry Grens | Mar 25, 2015
The earthiness of Merlot may have to do with grapevine-dwelling microbiota.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes
A Wine Bacterium’s Proteome
A Wine Bacterium’s Proteome
Abby Olena | Feb 26, 2014
Scientists map the partial proteome of a common lactic acid bacterium.
Microbial Terroir
Microbial Terroir
Abby Olena | Nov 26, 2013
Researchers show that microbes on the surface and stems of wine grapes are nonrandomly associated with the plant’s variety and geographic region.
Fungus Versus Plant
Fungus Versus Plant
Ruth Williams | Oct 3, 2013
The crop-destroying gray mold fungus uses RNA weapons to disable plant defenses and invade.