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Is wine food?

French vintners are seeking an end to advertising restrictions as part of an effort to build sales. They are working towards convincing the nation that wine is a food with nutritional value.

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Oxygen does not affect wine

Oxygen plays no important part in the ageing of bottled wine, an Australian study has found. The studies found that the evolution and maturation of wine would be accelerated with small but measurable amounts of …

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Wine reduces risk of lung cancer

Spanish researches have found that drinking red wine may reduce one’s risk of lung cancer. Compared with non-drinkers, red wine drinker’s risk decreased 13 percent with each glass consumed per day. The findings were reported …

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Wine Spectator classes online

Wine Spectator European bureau chief James Suckling is conducting a Wine Spectator School class on Bordeaux wine that explores its history, vineyards and important chateaus. This class is being conducted online. Visit www.winespectator.com to learn …