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Hamilton Russell: no longer ‘cool’ to dislike Pinotage

South Africa’s much maligned red grape Pinotage is becoming ‘cool’ in the eyes of a new generation of open-minded wine drinkers, according to Anthony Hamilton Russell.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Man poses as a glass of wine on Tinder

A man who posed as a glass of red wine on Tinder proved such a hit on the online dating site that he clocked up 300 matches in two days.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Polar bear raids BBC film crew wine supply

A polar bear has helped itself to the precious wine supply of a BBC film crew recording for a David Attenborough nature programme in the Arctic Circle.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Öküzgözü is Turkey’s ‘big red hope’

Red grape variety Öküzgözü, meaning “bull’s eye”, is the grape with the biggest fine wine potential in Turkey, according to the winemaker at one of the country’s top estates.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

White wine ‘has same health benefits as red’

White wine may have some the same health benefits as red wine, two major studies have found.

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Glass of wine a day could help battle diabetes

Scientists in Israel have hailed the benefits of drinking a glass of red wine every day, which could help people with type 2 diabetes manage their cholesterol and cardiac health.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 3 Comments »

US red wine contains high levels of arsenic

Nearly all red wine produced in the US contains arsenic in amounts that well exceed the limit allowed in drinking water, a study has found.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Burger King releases its own ‘Whopper’ wine

Fast food restaurant Burger King has released its own red wine brand, Whopper Wine, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of Burger King’s first branch in Spain.

Monday, September 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Red wine could slow brain ageing by 7.5 years

Red wine could play a significant role in slowing down the brain’s ageing process and help battle the onset of Alzheimer’s, a recent study suggests.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Red wine can help you lose weight

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in the skin of red grapes, has been found to reduce weight gain by turning “white” fat into calorie-burning “brown” fat.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 2 Comments »

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