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How Many Calories Are in Wine?

How Many Calories Are in Wine?

Each day, it seems like a new study goes viral referring to the various claims that wine can be healthy. Alcohol lowers heart attacks! Red wine helps diabetes and memory retention! Wine can actually replace going to the gym! Oenophiles will use any excuse to sip more vino but, in reality, alcohol has calories that […]

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The Remote Mountains Producing Some of the World’s Healthiest Wines

The Remote Mountains Producing Some of the World’s Healthiest Wines

Sir Isaac Newton can keep his apple. A sunburn provided all the inspiration one Bolivian scientist needed to revolutionize how we think about health and high-altitude winemaking. Marco Taquichiri, head of the physics department at the Universidad Autónoma Juan Misael Saracho in Tarija, Bolivia, recently launched a study analyzing the correlation between elevation and resveratrol, […]

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How to Stay Fit but Not Give Up Drinking

How to Stay Fit but Not Give Up Drinking

I drink a lot of wine. And beer. And cocktails. I probably drink more than most people — it comes with the territory of writing about booze and teaching wine classes for a living; but when it comes to the calories in alcohol, we’re all in it together. Drinking alcohol, whether for work or for play, can […]

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