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13 Jun 2014

Is there honestly a health advantage to having red wine? We have just about all been told the rumors, but could there really be any truth here? Research indicates that minor levels of dark wine actually do supply a few substantial health advantages. 

Wine can help our cardiovascular wellness. But just how? 

• Lower LDL or low density lipids or bad cholesterol

• Raise HDL or high density lipoprotein sometimes referred to as good cholesterol

• Cut down blood clotting

That is not even all. Wine provides the anti-oxidant labeled resveratrol and this anti-oxidant is considered to be able to prevent tumor progression for a few kinds of cancers. 

Further research has also has indicated that Resveratrol can development nerve...

28 May 2014
Yes, it is true! Red wine is good for your teeth.

It appears there are elements in red wine which have antimicrobial components, which will eliminate bacterias that are inside our mouth. This is reported by research that has been publish in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

The particular extract that comes from grape seeds is what contains the anti-microbes.

It might sound unappetizing, but food has bacteria in it. And it is bacteria that causes tooth decay, periodontal disease as well as other hygiene issues. Red wine will help in eliminating some of this harmful bacteria.

With these discoveries, we may see toothpaste and other mouth care products out there before very long that have the bacteria combating elements of red...

21 May 2014

So What Is The Answer? Who Drinks More Wine? France of the US?

France is still the winner in this category. They are on a of the leading producers of wine and a leading consumer. The US however is moving in. Not necessarily on wine production, although they are not too far behind the top 3 producers (France, Italy and Spain), but in wine purchasing. 

The French have been slowing down in their purchase of wine according to experts. And in 2013, the US bought more wine than any other country.

Are there any explanations for this change? There may indeed be a few things at play to account for the change. Americans have become much more wine savvy. When we think of wine, we generally think of Europe, but now America not only makes...