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Care for something wild? Natural wines go upmarket

GENEVA – Pontus Elofsson, head sommelier at Copenhagen’s Noma restaurant, ranked best restaurant in the world for the past three years, swears by them: natural wines. These are the wines with “nothing added, nothing taken away” – no sulfites, no foreign yeasts, no added sugars, no enzymes. Traditional wines, on […]

Taking the Mask Off of Wine: How Wine Follows the Lead of Cuisine

Ask any winemaker what they need to make good wine and they will tell you there are three answers; good grapes, good grapes, and good grapes. When you have a unique wine, from a unique place it would seem intuitive to show off the great grapes; with very little camouflage. […]

Red wine compound could help seniors walk away from mobility problems

Previous studies have shown that resveratrol — an antioxidant found in red wine and dark-skinned fruits — might help reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol, slash the risk of heart disease and certain cancers and, perhaps, have some anti-aging effects in the body. Science Blog, 19 August 2012 read more:

The Lack of Veritas in Vino

At a time when consumers are demanding more transparency about the things they eat and drink, there is still a distinct lack of veritas in vino. (…) Perhaps the best answer would be to require producers of all kinds of wine to list what is actually in the bottle. The […]