Navigation Links
The wonders of wine
Date:9/17/2009

Two years ago, a group of friends were enjoying a glass of wine in the Mosel region in south-west Germany when their conversation turned to the health benefits which studies attribute to the drink. During the fermentation process of making wine, by-products are left over which are often just discarded as waste and the friends reasoned that since these by-products contain the goodness of wine in an even more concentrated form, and without the alcohol, shouldn't it be more often used and consumed by humans?

One of the friends was Bernd Diehl, the 48-year-old co-owner of a German chemical analysis company called Spectral Service. He proposed his company develop a method to turn the by-products into a powder preserving as many of the natural, healthy properties of wine as possible - the proteins, B vitamins, minerals and polyphenols, which are thought to prevent heart or circulation diseases, inflammation and thrombosis.

As a relatively small company, Spectral decided to partner with the larger Technologie-Transfer-Zentrum (TTZ), German specialists in product development, and the pair successfully applied to carry out their research as a EUREKA project. As well as developing wine powder, the partners also wanted to test their powders in different kinds of products in both food and drink, as well as in make-up. Here Spanish natural cosmetics company Alfaverde Productos Naturales was keen to help.

"We didn't just want to extract the nutrients from red wine and press them into pills," says ProVino's project leader Gabriele Randel. "We worked from the principle that if omega-3-fatty acids are good for you, it's better to eat fish than to swallow a -supplement. By adding red wine powder to products we also wanted to keep some of the taste and colour of red wine."

So the partners' two-year research programme began. Diehl and Randel drove up and down Germany, collecting wine material from vineyards in the Mosel, the Rheinland-Pfalz , t
'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Gabriele Randele
randel@spectralservice.de
49-223-696-9470
EUREKA
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/4/2014)... examining only marketing directed at children on the ... found that the majority of black, middle-income and ... tactics. , Authored by Arizona State University researcher ... the first to examine the use of child-directed ... food restaurants and its relationship to demographics. It ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... 4, 2014   Neurotechnology , a provider ... the latest version of its fingerprint matching algorithm ... MINEX evaluation organized by NIST. The MINEX ... the INCITS 378 fingerprint standard template format. MINEX ... tenders in the United States ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... ANGELES , Nov. 3, 2014  NeuroSigma ... -based life sciences company focused on commercialization ... system for the treatment of neurological and ... of Industrial Property has issued a Notice of ... patent application is co-owned by NeuroSigma and the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Fast food marketing for children disproportionately affects certain communities 2Fast food marketing for children disproportionately affects certain communities 3Neurotechnology Places Second in Ongoing MINEX Ranking for Fingerprint Matching Algorithms 2Neurotechnology Places Second in Ongoing MINEX Ranking for Fingerprint Matching Algorithms 3NeuroSigma Receives Notice of Allowance from the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Covering Subcutaneous Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (sTNS) 2NeuroSigma Receives Notice of Allowance from the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Covering Subcutaneous Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (sTNS) 3
... something at your computer and a gorilla floated across your ... think yes, however, research shows that people often miss such ... phenomenon known as inattentional blindness (IB). In a new study ... found that even expert searchers, operating in their domain of ...
... they look like they could be from another planet, but ... nearly infinite numbers. To begin to identify where, when, ... globe, a group of international researchers have compiled the first ... bacteria to jellyfish. The atlas was published today in a ...
... available in German . ... arms and fingers to tap on the keyboard. Neuronal cells with their ... trigger muscles to move. The axonal signal speed can be to up ... long time, scientists assumed that axonal signal conduction is by and large ...
Cached Biology News:If you're not looking for it, you probably won't see it 2First global atlas of marine plankton reveals remarkable underwater world 2First global atlas of marine plankton reveals remarkable underwater world 3Haste and waste on neuronal pathways 2Haste and waste on neuronal pathways 3Haste and waste on neuronal pathways 4
(Date:11/27/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ... Acid Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. ... The Global Palmitic Acid Industry Report 2014 is a ... the global palmitic acid industry. The report ... classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The palmitic acid ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... -- Calcivis, a medical devices company ... today announces that it has completed a first ... System. The Calcivis Caries Activity Imaging ... combination designed to transform the assessment and management ... unique, proprietary bioluminescence approach combined with a specialised ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... The report on the Global Smart Sensor Market in ... revenue forecasts and market trends. It expects the market ... to 2018. At the projected rate, the market is ... 2018. , Browse through the Global Smart Sensor Market ... market segmentation and in-depth analysis supported by a list ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... In keeping with the holiday spirit, ... last-minute Thanksgiving savings. The company is offering up a ... lines this holiday weekend as well as a photo ... Cyber Monday are right around the corner, and DNA ... customers and those looking to explore their ancestry, health, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Palmitic Acid Industry Report 2014 2Calcivis Completes Clinical Study of Novel Caries Activity Imaging System 2Calcivis Completes Clinical Study of Novel Caries Activity Imaging System 3Global Smart Sensor Market in Building Automation is expected to reach a value of $1,415.6 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Global Smart Sensor Market in Building Automation is expected to reach a value of $1,415.6 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Global Smart Sensor Market in Building Automation is expected to reach a value of $1,415.6 million by 2018 - Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4DNA Spectrum Offers Last Minute Thanksgiving Coupons 2DNA Spectrum Offers Last Minute Thanksgiving Coupons 3
... - Fuel Cell Technology On The Ground in Los Angeles and planned for New ... ... ... March 3 Virgin Atlantic, one of,the world,s leading long-haul airlines, and General Motors, the ...
... VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 3 LifeNet Health,a ... Bio-implant. This product has been engineered for anterior,cervical ... pathologies., The new VG1(R) Cervical Bio-implant was ... exclusively represented in the U.S. by DePuy,Spine., ...
... ... Property Position Company,s microRNA Patent Portfolio ... Patents, and More Than 60 Pending Patent Applications, REHOVOT, Israel ... ROSG) announced,today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has ...
Cached Biology Technology:Virgin Atlantic to Offer Zero-Emissions GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Limousines to Upper Class Passengers 2Virgin Atlantic to Offer Zero-Emissions GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Limousines to Upper Class Passengers 3LifeNet Health(R) Unveils New Biomedical Spine Implant 2Rosetta Genomics Announces Allowance of Two Additional microRNA Patents 2Rosetta Genomics Announces Allowance of Two Additional microRNA Patents 3Rosetta Genomics Announces Allowance of Two Additional microRNA Patents 4
...
... Background Cloning Kit includes the pZErO-1 vector ... coli. The pZErO-1 vector utilizes positive selection ... of the Zeocin resistance gene reduces the ... transformation efficiencies. The kit contains all of ...
22 x 50 mm; No. 1 thickness range: 0.13 to 0.17 mm, suitable for work in histology, cytology, urinalysis and microbiology, precleaned, store at room temperature ...
Request Info...
Biology Products: