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Slang; in auto sales, a customer who believes whatever the salesperson tells him/her and who is generally agreeable. The term connotes a customer who will pay top price for an automobile.
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In a preliminary experiment, Yokoyama's team showed that blood cholesterol, hepatic steatosis (better known as "fatty liver"), and weight gain were reduced in laboratory hamsters fed high-fat, obesity-inducing rations spiked with flour milled from Chardonnay wine grape seeds, as compared to hamsters fed rations spiked with Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah grape seed flour.
CA Assembly Bill 1394 creates the Pierce's Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board and an assessment on wine grapes to fund PD/GWSS research and related activities; this assessment raised $46 million through February 2014.
In recent years, the University of Minnesota has developed American wine grapes, such as white grapes LaCrescent and Frontenac Gris and red grapes Marquette and Frontenac, which can withstand temperatures as cold as -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Since the planting of wine grape test plots in 1965, the wine industry in El Dorado County has grown to more than 50 wineries and produces some of California's top wines.
2 percent of the wine grapes produced in Oregon last year - 2,010 tons out of the 38,600 produced statewide.
Creasy, who in 1991 discovered the presence of resveratrol in red wine and red wine grapes, adds, "Embodi, with its unique red wine grape extract, delivers these antioxidants in a healthy and non-alcoholic way.
The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers' Annual Meeting, Convention and Trade Show is the premier educational opportunity for the Northwest grape and wine industry.
Until recently, PD was regarded as just one of many chronic diseases in the wine grape industry, always present and occasionally worse than usual.
Scheid commented, "A large portion of the wine grapes grown in Monterey County are shipped out of the area for processing, and we see a clear need for additional local wine making capability.
Prices paid for California wine grapes fell 11 percent last year from 2001 as the state's vineyards churned out more wine for an already glutted market, an industry group said last week.
Tejon Ranch Company (NYSE:TRC) recently signed a contact to grow additional acres of wine grapes for E & J Gallo Winery, one of the country's largest wineries.
Complete with detailed information on production issues, economics, weed and disease management, and organic certification, the Organic Winegrowing Manual is essential to the aspiring organic wine grape grower.