Is wine bad for you?

Yes. So says a study released by The Lancet last week. Or to quote the study directly: “By evaluating all associated relative risks for alcohol use, we found that consuming zero standard drinks daily minimises the overall risk to health.” So there you have it. Settled science. No more ‘moderate consumption’. No more ‘a glass[…]

Cork Dork

Once upon a time, wine was simple. Someone in the neighborhood grew grapes and someone in the family turned the grapes into wine and put it in barrels and traded it for other goods (or drank it themselves). Actually, nearly everyone grew grapes or knew someone who did, so wine was plentiful and cheap and[…]