Browsing the wine shelves in my grocery store the other day, I spied something exciting: a paper wine bottle. I’d read they were coming — and here they are!
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It is known that moderate consumption of red wine has a blood pressure lowering effect and, therefore, can decrease cardiovascular risk. But, is it the alcohol or the polyphenols that are the cause? A new study slated to be published later this week in Circulation Research and conducted by doctors at Hospital Clinic Villarroel in Barcelona, Spain set […]
A new study joins the growing body of research that concludes light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of stroke.
A new study supports the growing body of research that suggests that moderate red wine consumption may reduce breast cancer risk.
“…scientists haven’t finished distilling the secrets of good health that have been hidden in natural products such as red wine.”
If exercise isn’t your thing, maybe red wine should be (well, not quite…). A new study suggests that the resveratrol in red wine may help prevent the negative effects that lack of exercise has. The experiment simulated weightlessness in rats similar to conditions during spaceflight. The effects of spaceflight and a sedentary lifestyle are quite […]
“Not only is the process through which the wine’s grapes cultivated good for the environment, it also yields some of the most beautiful and complex wines on the market, and in the sky.”
Grapes (like many plants) make lots of chemicals, called polyphenols, from resveratrol to protect themselves against invaders, particularly fungi. And, it is those polyphenols that, among other things, enhance brain functions, make your bones stronger, is good for your diabetes, keep you young, prevent cancer and protect the heart and brain.
The team at Vinecrowd.com compiled the top 5 myths about sulfites and wine along with the associated busting for each.
Whether you like to drink red wine or white, these days if you live in a major metropolitan area you probably don’t have to go far.