Despite Madeira wine being produced more than 500 years ago, there is still much to reveal. This fortified wine holds a complex bouquet, with distinctive aromas of oxidation and aging, and a characteristic freshness due to its surprising acidity derived from the volcanic soils.
Animal models are very useful in wine research area. Consideration of the welfare of animals in biomedical research comprises the ethical responsibility of the scientific community.
Today ended the “Mostra da Universidade do Porto” that is an annual exhibition where the University of Porto schools promote their educational offer. The most repeated question made by high school students was “What can I do with that degree?”. I always answer, “All that you want”. I really believe it! Someone with cognitive and hard work capacities, can do anything with the tools acquire during the course. Joining creativity and courage, then are congregated the conditions to a brilliant career. Of course, that a personal career also depends in the networks that each one can establish.
In the people’s memory remains wines tasted previously and wines of their preferences. But, these could be reasons strong enough to buy wine? What can truly influence consumers’ decision of which wine to buy? Can label effectively be an influence on the consumers’ choice?
Precision viticulture is a set of methodologies, analysis and processes for a site-specific crop management. Basically, Precision Viticulture targets the spatial variability that exists in a cropping system and considers the ensemble of units that differs in terms of soil, microclimate and morphology and therefore needs to be managed in a specific way.