Red Wine Could Become the Toast of the Milky Way

With Bordeaux pricing becoming astronomical this recent piece of news caught my eye and made me smile. Apparently red wine could become the toast of the Milky Way according to Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of the journal Federation of the American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). A new research study published in the FASEB Journal, suggests that: … Read more

Resveratrol in Red Wine Found to Boost Drug for Breast Cancer

New research has found that Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, can help boost a cancer drug’s ability to suppress breast cancer cells. Researchers from Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute have discovered that when Resveratrol is combined with the cancer drug Rapamycin it can have a tumour-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are resistant … Read more

How to Avoid the Red Wine Headache

I met Megan Harper by chance a while ago. We passed chit chat as you do and the conversation got around to what we did for a living. When she found out I was a wine merchant she asked me “Can you tell me why I cannot drink red wine? I do not have to drink … Read more

Why Do Some Wines Give Us Headaches?

Have you ever wondered why some wines give you headaches and others don’t? There is a minefield of information on this topic an d it gives me a headache just contemplating some of the rubbish that people have come up with to explain this phenomenon. I am not talking about the hang over headache that … Read more