Category Archives: Wine and health

How dry we were?

February marks the end of what for some is a month of trying various forms of self-improvement. Although we think we’re going to keep up the things we’ve started, that mostly doesn’t happen (at least for me.) Veganuary may segue … Continue reading

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A holiday gift — be at peace with drinking wine just because you like it

Since the holidays are nearly here, I expect to see a round of articles discussing how the wine we’ll be drinking this time of year is either (a) the perfect way to get jacked despite the inevitable holiday overeating, or … Continue reading

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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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