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Grape Seed Extracts and Vascular Health

5 Apr 2024

Recently, as I savoured a large bowl of grapes, my mother shared some insightful advice. She recommended chewing and swallowing the grape seeds instead of spitting them out, referencing a...

Did scientists just discover the compound responsible for red wine headaches?

24 Nov 2023

While consuming too much of any alcoholic substance can lead to a headache, red wine headaches tend to be a little bit different. Both because a red-wine-induced headache tends to hit the drinker...

Sour Grapes

10 Aug 2023

Fruits and vegetables are deemed to be “healthy". A vast number of studies have indeed demonstrated lower rates of diabetes, heart disease and cancer in populations consuming more fruits and...

Is that an inflatable shark in my glass of wine?

21 Jan 2021

Cat pee, a mouse nest, wet dog, sauerkraut, burnt match, moldy socks, rotten eggs, vanilla, menthol, and plastic bandage. An unusual list to be sure. But there is a connection. These are all terms...

Happy New Year to All! Pour the Champagne!

20 Mar 2017

Champagne time! Make sure you drink it from the right kind of glass!...

What does "blanc de noirs" mean when referring to wine?

20 Mar 2017

By removing the grape skins after red grapes are pressed. Many people believe that red wine is made from red grapes and white wine from green grapes. They are wrong. When grapes are pressed, the...

Welch's Grape Juice

20 Feb 2017

Woodrow Wilson’s secretary of state, William Jennings Bryan, was ridiculed in 1913 for serving Welch’s grape juice instead of wine at a dinner honoring the British ambassador. This proved to be...

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