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What’s The Deal With Sulfites?

What’s The Deal With Sulfites?

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 […]

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Why Detoxing Is Junk Science

Why Detoxing Is Junk Science

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.

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Vin Mariani: When Bordeaux Wine Mixed With Coca Took The World By Storm!

Vin Mariani: When Bordeaux Wine Mixed With Coca Took The World By Storm!

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 […]

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Wine Headache Cures

Wine Headache Cures

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 […]

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