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01.2009

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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2OO8 VINTAGE NOT a SLAM DUNK

DON’T GET YOUR HOPES UP for the French 2OO8 vintage – France’s two main newspapers have condemned the it saying poor weather has jeopardized the quality of the harvest across the country. In articles published in November, both le monde and le figaro painted a grim picture of the 2OO8 wines, the latter saying they “promised neither quality nor quantity”. Equally negative, le monde said its readers “should not expect answers [from winemakers] when all [...] Read More »

RED WINE TAKES ON ALZHEIMER’S

Could the key to unraveling Alzheimer’s lie in the French Paradox? For years scientists have been baffled by the so-called “French Paradox” – a society that despite consuming food high in cholesterol and saturated fats, has long had low death rates from heart disease. But there may be an answer. New research has suggested it is the red wine consumed with all that fatty food that may be beneficial – and not only for cardiovascular [...] Read More »

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