How red wine helps keep heart diseases at bay

Natural substance found in red wine, resveratrol, inhibits the formation of inflammatory factors that generates cardiovascular diseases.

Drinking a glass of wine equivalent to downing 3 vodka shots

A new study has reported that a large glass of wine is potentially as bad as downing three shots of vodka.

Indian women taking to wine in the right spirit

 Krithika Iyer, 32, lives in Bangalore and is a human resource consultant with a multinational. She comes from a conservative family, well versed in Carnatic music and other spiritual and cultural facets that come with her upbringing.

Sensor that measures effect of wine in your mouth
Sensor that measures effect of wine in your mouth

Researchers have developed a nano-sensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine.

I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu
I can absorb 14 bottles of wine per day, says Gerard Depardieu

 Gerard Depardieu recently revealed that he can drink around 14 bottles of wine per day, it has been reported.

Italy police foil plot to counterfeit top Tuscan wine

Producers of Tuscany`s Brunello di Montalcino were celebrating Thursday after Italian police foiled a plot to flood the market with over 220,000 counterfeit bottles of the prized red wine.

Wine good for your heart only if you exercise

If you think moderate wine drinking can protect against cardio-vascular diseases (CVDs), you are probably right: Just mix daily exercise to it.

Know how to eliminate wine spoiling bacteria
Know how to eliminate wine spoiling bacteria

Wine makers have reasons to cheer as researchers have discovered a system that prevents "stuck fermentation" - a chronic problem that spoils wine.

Bronze Age wine cellar discovered in Israel

Researchers recently discovered an ancient wine cellar at a Middle Bronze Age Canaanite palace in Israel.

California earthquake: `A sea of wine` in Napa wineries as bottles crash to the floor

As California was hit by the largest earthquake in more than two decades, knocking off power lines and causing gas-triggered fires, hundreds of wine bottles crashed to the floor.

Wine bone of contention in Kerala`s new liquor policy

Even as Kerala`s new liquor policy, which aims to achieve total prohibition in the state in the next ten years, will be submitted to the high court on Tuesday, wine appears to have been caught in a tangle.

Soon French hospital to serve wine to patients, family

Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital in Puy-de-Dome, central France, has recently revealed that they will soon open a wine bar in their palliative care centre for the patients and their families.

Room colour, background music enhance wine taste

Room colour, background music enhance wine taste

Iconic affair, an Indian wine night

If one thought Indian cuisine cannot blend with the flavours of some exotic wine, then think again!

Pregnant women`s wine intake could cause pancreatic problems in yet-to-be born kids

A study has warned against use of Resveratrol supplements, which is a plant compound found in the skin of red grapes and in peanuts and berries, among other plants by pregnant women.

Drinking four glasses of wine in one night can be detrimental to health

Scientists have revealed that even having only "one too many" glasses of wine can cause significant harm to the body.

One bottle wine a day keeps the doctor away!

Scientists have revealed that a bottle of wine a day is not bad for the health and abstaining is worse than drinking.

Australian state premier quits over wine `memory fail`

A leading Australian politician resigned today after admitting to a "massive memory fail" when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth USD 2,780.

Wine just got tastier!

In order to control a growing problem in the wine community, researchers have identified special yeast that produce a lower level of alcohol, helping to preserve the flavour.

Toxic wine killed Alexander the great?

Scientists may have solved a 2000-year-old puzzle of what led to the untimely and mysterious death of Macedonian leader Alexander the Great at the young age of 32.