Sugary, shipwrecked champagne reveals history of winemaking

 A shipwrecked trove of sugary, 19th century champagne is revealing new details about centuries-old ways of making wine, and fresh insights into the people who drank it, scientists said Monday.

Why your wine tastes so different
Why your wine tastes so different

 Even the high-quality wine like Pinot Noir can have different taste and colours depending on where it was produced, says a study.

Brangelina's 18 pound Miraval Rose wine hits UK supermarket
Brangelina's 18 pound Miraval Rose wine hits UK supermarket

 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's 2014 Miraval Rose wine is now up for sale in a UK supermarket and one has to shell out 18 pound per bottle to get their hands on the wine from duo's French vineyard.

Kids who 'sip' alcohol may start drinking earlier

Parents, take note! Children who are allowed occasional sips of alcohol are more likely to start drinking by the time they are in high school, a new study has warned.

Now, healthier wine that doesn't give you morning after hangover

 Scientists have developed a "jailbreaking" yeast that has the potential to boost health benefits of wine and reduce the toxic byproducts that cause your after headache.

Just a glass of wine can make you attractive!

Consuming alcohol - equivalent to about a glass of wine - can make the drinker appear more attractive than when sober, according to new research.

Wine from Civil War-era shipwreck to be uncorked in South Carolina

An intact bottle of wine recovered four years ago from the wreck of a Civil War blockade runner that sank off the coast of Bermuda in 1864 is going to be uncorked and sipped on Friday during a food festival in Charleston, South Carolina.

Goa to host four-day wine festival: Tourism ministry
Goa to host four-day wine festival: Tourism ministry

More than 20 Indian wineries, apart from other renowned spirit brands, are expected to participate in the Grape Escapade, a popular wine festival hosted by the Goa government's tourism department, scheduled to be held later this month, an official statement said Monday.

Global warming changing taste of wine
Global warming changing taste of wine

The taste of some of the world's finest wines is changing as global warming alters the way grapes mature, scientists have found.

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.