Posted by: wineboffin | March 24, 2006

Wine Grape Genome Sequence

“This is viticulture’s equivalent of the first moonwalk. Wine making will never be the same,”

Italian researches have mapped the genome of the Pinot Noir grape.  The so called “heartbreak grape”, named as such because it is often difficult to grow may not be so difficult now that scientists can create a clone that would be easier to grow.

I wonder what Myles would thing of this?

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