Category Archives: Wine and health

Does wine shorten your life, or does life without it just seem longer?

I’ve read as many studies on alcohol and health as possible for the past decade-plus.  And also the media coverage that goes with them.  As I’ve mentioned before, wine studies are often big news.  And by the time the coverage … Continue reading

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#Science claims wine causes happiness

I’ve decided to give up reading articles on health claims about wine. I think it will be better for my health if I do. In fact, I’m not sure why it is we need our wine to be a “healthy” … Continue reading

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First Vine Wine Topics

Back before we started blogging, first vine was sending weekly e-mails with a recipe and a wine pairing.  And occasionally a discussion of a particular wine topic.  The more informational e-mails are now here on the blog as First Vine … Continue reading

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Sorry, but you still have to exercise

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I think that wine is understudied.  It has been part of human culture for millennia as beverage, currency, and medicine.   But we don’t see many studies of its health … Continue reading

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