Everyone loves a feel-good story about alcoholic beverages being beneficial to your health. Such studies seem to be everywhere, and they seem to largely be conducted on rats. Beer tends to get the short end of the stick, though, while people rave about red wine. Prepare for that to change. Choices Magazine, a publication from the […]
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 […]
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, […]
Send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org I desperately want to sip a beer on the beach. There’s only one problem — I hate beer! I’m sick of being stuck with shitty wine in dive bars. How can I learn to love beer? The best advice I can give you is to head to a bar known […]
I could feel my pupils dilate as I read the email invite: “I’m teaching a Pilates + Pinot class. Would you like to join as my guest?” Um, did you just offer me wine with my exercise? I’ll be there with bells on! Let’s be real. No one really likes working out. We say we […]
2017 is off to a great start. We just learned that Champagne is actually good for your skin! That’s right — there’s no need to stop the flow of bubbles post-New Year’s Eve. As if we needed an excuse to keep drinking Champagne, survey says that our favorite fizz is actually beneficial for our visage.
We’ve all been there: you call the gym, sign up for a class, pay for it in advance. You’re thinking that’s a surefire way to get your ass to the gym — until your colleagues beg and plead and ultimately coerce you into after-work beverages. After the day you’ve had, how can you say no […]
Your generation defines your alcohol drinking habits. Not just what you like, but what you buy, how you drink, and even where you drink. A new study from the consumer data provider IRI parsed out exactly how millennials, Gen Xers, and baby boomers drink alcohol, and you might be surprised at the results.
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 […]