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If you’re counting calories, don’t count on a wine label

As beach season approaches, I inevitably get more e-mails about the health benefits of wine.  The usual formula is wine = health and beauty aid + weight loss, with the occasional happy-time chaser.  I ignore them unless they seem to … Continue reading

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Bursting the bubble — at least the seltzer bubble, anyway

A few weeks ago, I read an article about blood alcohol levels in Wine Review Online by Dr. Michael Apstein.  He’s a gastroenterologist practicing at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at … Continue reading

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Listen to Jamie Foxx — and blame it on the alcohol

I could swear that for the past six months lots of wine writers have been humming the “Blame it on the Alcohol” song – and writing about who’s to blame for the trend of increasing alcohol in wines.  I’ve read … Continue reading

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