Red wine may have some heart health benefits. For example, some research has found that drinking red wine, in moderation, can help lower cholesterol and prevent blood clots. However, drinking too much red wine can be bad for your heart, so make sure you don’t overdo it. This article was […]
With summer fast approaching, the time has come to ramp up your wine repertoire. Billy Smith, a sommelier and assistant wine director at a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York, recommends a combination of bubbly options, chilled rosés, and even light red wines during the warmer months. Smith also suggests expanding […]
Alcohol may not harm your heart if you drink moderately, and some research has even found heart benefits, though those results are debated. The American Heart Association recommends no more than one drink per day for women, and no more than two drinks per day for men. Research has found […]
In 1989, the French Paradox suggested that France’s regular consumption of red wine was protecting their heart health. But is red wine really good for you? Cardiologist Dr. Nicole Harkin says that’s a common question her patients ask. Antioxidants like resveratrol contribute to red wine’s good reputation, but there’s not […]
Sara Lehman is the private sommelier and lifestyle director of 160 Madison, which is a luxury, residential high-rise building in Manhattan. She also owns the wine and travel blog Somm in the City. We gave Sara 11 different low-cost wines to try from big-box stores like Costco,Target,BJ’s, and Trader Joe’s. […]
Mike Farmilo knows a thing or two about good red wine. Formerly the Group Red Winemaker at Southcorp Wine Group, which acquired Penfolds in 1990, Farmilo has over 40 years’ industry experience and has twice been awarded the prestigious Jimmy Watson Trophy. During his time at Penfolds, Farmilo produced Penfolds […]
Wine therapy is a treatment to slim, illuminate, and revitalise the skin. We went to spa Ella Di Rocco in London to try it. It consists of a detox foot massage, a wine bath, and a stretching massage. They use Sangiovese and Merlot wines from Tuscany. A full treatment costs […]
Fortezza Dei Colli Chianti Classico Reserva, by Lidl, won a prestigious award. It took home one of only 14 Gold awards at the International Wine Challenge. A £6.99 ($US9.45) Chianti from grocery store Lidl has been ranked among the best wines in the world – even beating out wines costing […]
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