Nobody wants to admit it, so I’ll just come out and say it for the good of everyone: alcohol has calories…lots of them. But when you’re counting down the minutes to happy hour on a Friday night, the last thing on your mind is how that one hour (ok, more like two hours) will blow […]
In the last few years, we’ve seen the world’s largest brewers introduce beers with fewer and fewer calories. The point of these beers — which pack very little alcohol — isn’t to create a delicious brew, but to save you some calories while you’re drinking.
If you ask Leon Phelps – aka the ”Ladies Man” – about the most essential ingredient for love, Courvoisier will be his answer every time.
Are sulfites good for wine? Yes. Are sulfites responsible for wine headaches? No. Are sulfites the cause of allergic reactions to wine? No, science has yet to prove otherwise. Once we understand what is known about sulfites and its love affair with wine, hopefully it will allay our fears of labeling protocol, as we frolic […]
According to the CDC, we’re following up one of the worst cold and flu seasons in recent memory. Chances are, you or someone you know had the bug last year, and you were probably looking for relief anywhere you could get it.
Now is always the time that our typical holiday overconsumption guilt sets in. We start to question whether or not those few extra drinks were really necessary during that rousing New Year’s Eve party, and what damage we did to our bodies while eating all that turkey, ham or Chinese food during Christmas.
Vin Tonique Mariani à la Coca de Peroum, known simply as Vin Mariani, was a ’tonic wine’ that debuted in 1863 and shortly thereafter became a worldwide sensation. Invented by French chemist Angelo Mariani, who hailed from Corsica, the tonic came about due to his fascination with Paolo Mantegazza’s recent studies of the coca plant […]
A headache can bring a screeching halt to an enjoyable evening, and, as we’re clearly in favor of imbibing, we feel it’s our duty to not only aid you in preventing these headaches, but also cure them once they begin. Before we go over potential cures, however, we want to clear up one common misconception […]
More great news for wine drinkers! In a recent study conducted by researchers from Brock University and McMaster University in Ontario, it was found that both red and white wines halted the spread of lung cancer. And if you happen to have a preference for red wine, there is even more to be happy about, […]