- July 1st, 2014
That glass of red wine might offer more benefits to your health than you thought. Resveratrol, an antioxidant compound present in many berries and plants—most abundantly in red grape skins—is said to have healing properties ranging from lowering the risk of heart disease and some cancers to aiding in antidepressive behavior and aging.Stay young and healthy with resveratrolBy Samantha Fischer
- June 1st, 2014
There’s nothing like a glass of wine to top off the day, especially with all the varieties to discover. Additionally, relaxing with a glass of your favorite pinot after a busy day might just make you feel good. So what’s so bad about a little indulgence? As it turns out, maybe nothing.The Health Benefits of WineBy Jennifer Boden
- February 1st, 2014
V Day is the holiday for wine. And, besides being romantic, studies in recent years suggest that moderate alcohol drinkers enjoy heart health benefits. According to R. Curtis Ellison, MD, of Boston University, wine drinkers who drink a little almost every day and do not binge drink derive the most benefit. A good serving is one or two five-ounce glasses of wine per day.
- February 1st, 2013
Valentine’s Day is upon us and so are the increased sales of wine, chocolate, and flowers. All of this is OK since wine and chocolate are good for you… right? Well, yes and no. Here are some quick facts to make sure your “sweetie” is getting what she wants and needs:
- June 1st, 2010
Anyone with a regular inclination for cabernet or Chianti must have breathed a booze-infused sigh of relief at some point over the past decade, as recent studies have shown that a moderate amount of red wine has major health benefits, including helping to protect the heart, thwart certain cancers, slow the effects of aging, and prevent neurological disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.Move over red, white is healthy, too.By Sarah Toland
- July 1st, 2009
You cheered when news broke that a glass of red wine a day is actually good for your heart. Turns out it’s not just imbibing the stuff (in moderation, of course) that may have health benefits.Reasons to toast vino's rejuvenating powers.by O'Rya Hyde-Keller
- April 1st, 2009
Instead of throwing away wine that’s past its prime, add it to your bath, says Vanessa Henderson, spa director of Glad Springs Spa in Cle Elum, Washington. Wine is a natural skin softener that is rich in polyphenols, which help combat free radicals and slow down the aging process. Don’t look good in red? Fear not—cabs or merlots won’t dye your skin or stain your tub.