Style Guide: The World’s Best Places for Growing Cabernet Sauvignon

Style Guide: The World’s Best Places for Growing Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is an international success story, planted in almost every wine region worldwide. Its widespread popularity is a result of the grape’s remarkable versatility. One of the nine noble red varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is equally impressive in blends and single varietal wines, and produces remarkable wines across all price points. The Bordeaux-native variety was […]

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Study: Compound in Red Wine Can Alleviate Knee Pain

Study: Compound in Red Wine Can Alleviate Knee Pain

A new study from Baghdad’s Al-Rafidain University College found that osteoarthritis patients who were administered resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red grape skin, reported reduced pain and inflammation in their knees. The study, published online in the Journal of Medicinal Food on Aug. 30, 2018, is the first to examine the effects of the compound […]

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Terre Brûlée ‘Le Rouge’ 2016, Swartland, South Africa

Terre Brûlée ‘Le Rouge’ 2016, Swartland, South Africa

The winelands of South Africa, as they are called, are among the most stunning landscapes in the world. Most are located in the mountain valleys and coastal areas of the Western Cape, not more than a couple hours’ drive from Cape Town. Within the region, there is considerable climate and soil variation from district to […]

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The Complete Guide to the Three Great Reds of Italy: INFOGRAPHIC

The Complete Guide to the Three Great Reds of Italy: INFOGRAPHIC

Italy has more than 1,300 estimated grape varieties, but three red grapes are more noble than all others: Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, and Aglianico, as they are generally believed to be the three best native red grapes in the entire country. Now, you may know these by their appellation names, such as Barolo for Nebbiolo or Chianti […]

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France Offers First Ever Look Inside Presidential Palace Wine Cellar

France Offers First Ever Look Inside Presidential Palace Wine Cellar

Last weekend, 350 lucky individuals were offered a rare glimpse inside one of the world’s most exclusive wine cellars. As part of France’s annual Heritage Days celebration, President Emmanuel Macron opened the doors of the Elysée Palace wine cellar to the public for the very first time. The cellar is home to around 14,000 bottles […]

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Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Are Key to Living a Long Life, Study Says

Beer, Wine, and Chocolate Are Key to Living a Long Life, Study Says

In news that could brighten even the dreariest of Mondays, a new study claims that anti-inflammatory diets rich in beer, wine, and chocolate could reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. The study, led by Warsaw University’s Professor Joanna Kaluza, was recently published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, Metro reports.

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