Daily Archives: 15/05/2012


The nifty thing about old-wine cons is it is almost impossible to prove anything. Go back a few decades, especially before World War II, and no one really knows exactly what was done: How many bottles of a particular wine were produced, in what formats, in what packaging. The older […]

Château Sucker – the biggest rare-wine hoax in history


When it comes to the health-promoting effects of red wine, its potential to protect against heart disease tends to get all the attention. But there are some who see it as a sort of probiotic delivery system, capable of benefiting the stomach as well. The New York Times, 14 May […]

Really? Red Wine Is Good for the Stomach