June 2012 Issue

Last Bite–From Shangri-La

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Apricots are dried on a Hunza Valley rooftop.
On the flanks of the magnificent Karakoram mountain range, a jagged spine of

In the Box

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Muscat, old but new

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Muscat grapes are used in a variety of wine styles, from off-dry to sweet to dessert wines. These Muscat grapes,

Succession of cherries

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s fruit breeding program at Summerland, British Columbia, is expected to release a new cherry variety later

Moscato madness

By |June 1st, 2012|

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The Moscato craze started with Gallo’s Barefoot Cellars, when it released a light, sweet wine in 2008. It’s been estimated

World awaits B.C. cherries

By |June 1st, 2012|

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High quality, self-fertile cherry varieties developed in British Columbia, Canada, have become standards in the international cherry industry.

British Columbia’s own

Muscat plantings on the rise

By |June 1st, 2012|

Muscat grape varieties, the hottest selling wines in America, have also been the hottest selling grape nursery stock. And while there’s been an uptick in Muscat plantings in Washington State, in general, the state’s wine industry is taking a cautious approach to the latest wine fad.

Land-grant pioneer

By |June 1st, 2012|

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At Michigan State University, “the pioneer land-grant university,” the pioneering spirit lives on, but it sometimes scares people, especially its

Does MCP affect flavor?

By |June 1st, 2012|

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A question that scientists say needs to be researched further is whether MCP (1-methylcyclopropene) affects the flavor and aroma of

Land-grant pride in Vermont

By |June 1st, 2012|

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Many land-grant university campuses have a ­landmark building called Morrill Hall. There are Morrill Halls in New York, Tennessee, Nebraska,

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