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Japan’s latest wine trend is only natural

It’s official: Natural wines are entering mainstream consciousness in Japan. (…) Japanese consumers began developing a taste for natural wines in the 1990s, and Japan has become one of the world’s largest markets. Some industry professionals suggest that natural wine’s associations with health are driving the trend, while others say that […]


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: http://scienceblog.com/56144/red-wine-compound-could-help-seniors-walk-away-from-mobility-problems/