Tag: sustainability

Reducing Wine Surpluses and Environmental Impacts of Wineries by Utilizing An Integrated Industrial Ecology Approach

Figure 2 from Chiusano et al 2015

We’ve talked a bit on The Academic Wino about the use of winery wastes for various purposes in order for wineries to become more sustainable. From using the wastes as therapies for various health problems (i.e. cardiovascular issues, diabetes, etc)…

Making Microbeads Out of Winery Wastes: A Novel Approach to Improving Shelf Life and Stability of Polyphenols

Photo By Adrian J. Hunter (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

With an ever increasing number of mouths to feed word wide and a food supply that has seemingly gone downhill in terms of its quality, the interest in developing and producing functional foods – or foods that are enriched in…