With allergies to suphites becoming more common, winemakers are starting to ask whether sulphite is truly needed. No sulphite added (NSA) wines have the potential for more pronounced flavor; sulphited and NSA versions of the same wine have markedly different tastes, with the NSA version possessing “greater purity, intensity and liveliness, with rounder, brighter fruit flavours”. But while forgoing sulphites preserves the natural taste of the wine, winemakers also forgo the protection they give; NSA wines are more susceptible to spoilage and microbial infection that turns intense flavors into yeasty disappointments.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here