Antioxidants

    5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off

    Finding a truly amazing wine at a price in the sub-$12 realm is actually pretty rare… you could say it’s mythic. When you come across one of these mythic wines you may have experienced an overwhelming sensation of irrational glee and desperation as you buy up as much of the wine as you can. 5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off This brings us to the topic ...

    8 readers - By Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly

    Wines Like It Cool, Dark and Moist

    If you’re planning to store your wine in the closet this might not be such a good idea. A recent study in Northern Italy showed that wines age 4 times faster when stored at room temperature. Find out more about how to keep your wine happy and learn what to do if you do plan on starting a wine collection.

    5 readers - By Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly

      Youthful Wine May Be Better Than Aged Wine

      Wine Folly - - 3 readers - Youthful red wines may be better for you than older vintage red wines. New research reveals that 90% of several antioxidants in red wines are lost as wines age. We’ve raved about antioxidants in wine because of their potential health benefits. However, we may be drinking wines too old. Are Young Wines Actually Better Than Old Wines? Several recent studies on anthocyanin (a polyp ...

      The Surprising Potential of Non-Alcoholic Wine

      Wine Folly - - 3 readers - Crazy Potential For Non-Alcoholic Wine? The future may be bright for low alcohol and non-alcoholic wines. Researchers in France found that artificially lowering the alcohol level of a Cabernet Sauvignon (from 12% ABV to 6% ABV) didn’t remove any of the antioxidants beneficial for cardiovascular health.

      Drinkhacker Reads – 10.01.2014 – Quick Links Edition

      Drinkhacker.com - - 2 readers - Drinkhacker Reads – 10.01.2014 – Quick Links Edition Many stories to pull from today! Let’s get right to it: A class action lawsuit against Templeton Rye has been given a green light to proceed. [USA Today] Spirits Business reports UK craft distilling is predicted to double in 2014. [Spirits Business] New statistics show that the top 10% of American drinkers consume more than 50 ...

      Drink Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

      WineChixs.com - - 2 readers - As a breast cancer survivor myself, I applaud anything any company does to assist the effort to eradicate the dreadful disease. Today’s spotlight showcases Sparkling Ice. Throughout the year, Sparkling ICE donates a minimum of $25,000 to research facilities nationwide to help find a cure, in addition to aiding local affiliates and communities with more than $100,000 in donations annually.

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      The Surprising Potential of Non-Alcoholic Wine

      …Crazy Potential For Non-Alcoholic Wine? The future may be bright for low alcohol and non-alcoholic wines. Researchers in France found that artificially lowering the alcohol level of a Cabernet Sauvignon (from 12% ABV to 6% ABV) didn’t remove any of the antioxidants beneficial for cardiovascular health. The study concluded by suggesting that low…

      3 readers - By Wine Folly

      5 Dry Portuguese Wines That Will Knock Your Socks Off

      … rare red flesh, Alicante Bouschet has some of the highest levels of antioxidants found in grapes around the world. In terms of flavor, Portuguese Alicante Bouschet has similarities to the smokiness and the richness of Aussie Shiraz, Lodi Zinfandel and Petite Syrah. FACT: Alicante Bouschet is a grape crossing that was created by botanist Henri…

      8 readers - By Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly

      Drink Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

      … spring water, fruit juice, vitamins and antioxidants, Sparkling ICE offers a bold flavored, lightly-carbonated beverage that appeals to all age groups. As part of the Sparkling ICE mission to “Imagine a World Without Breast Cancer,” a Pink Ribbon is proudly displayed all year long on the Pink Grapefruit flavor bottles of the bold, sparkling mountain…

      2 readers - By Linda Kissam/ WineChixs.com

      Youthful Wine May Be Better Than Aged Wine

      …% of the anthocyanin content in red wine is lost after a few months of aging. There are several reasons why this happens, but it is mostly due to the fact that antioxidants are highly volatile. High acid wines stabilize antioxidants longer A group of scientists studying Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in Brazil noted that anthocyanins appeared to be the most stable at low…

      3 readers - By Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly

      Drinkhacker Reads – 10.01.2014 – Quick Links Edition

      …% of American drinkers consume more than 50% of the alcohol Americans drink annually. You’re welcome? [24/7 Wall Street] Alcohol makes men smile more, and with good reason: because they’re drinking alcohol. [Daily Mail] Researchers at UCLA believe antioxidants found in wine could lead to a new treatment for acne. [Westside Today] Following a trend initiated…

      2 readers - By Rob Theakston/ Drinkhacker.com

      Wines Like It Cool, Dark and Moist

      … of a home closet. Over the course of 2 years, he compared the wines chemical structure and taste. “your bedroom closet is no place for wine.” After the testing was all done, Mattivis concluded that the ‘closet wines’ were no good. They lost antioxidants and color at a rate that was 4 times faster than the cellar wines. Additionally, there were…

      5 readers - By Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly

      The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

      … of Tannat vineyards though the grape has spread across the world, from Australia to South Africa. In the U.S., Tannat can be found in California, Maryland and Virginia, and in South America, Tannat is also found in Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Brazil. It is believed that Tannat may have originated around the 13th century, planted in the town of Madiran…

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