Red Wine.

Has Bordeaux Killed the En Primeur Futures Market?

Nick Martin | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK
Nick Martin

First out of the blocks in 2013 was Pontet Canet - rather too soon for many given the trade had not yet tasted it - releasing at around £635+ per case. The best offer we saw was from Nickolls and Perks for £635 inclusive of free storage until autumn 2017.

Wine of the Week: Casa Silva, Pintao Reserva Carmenere 2012, Chile

Tom Cannavan | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Sourced from Casa Silva's vineyards in the Colchagua Valley, this wine was made with input from M&S's in-house winemakers. Around 60% of the blend spent six months in French oak barrels. The truth is that for all the romance of the story, some Carmeneres can have a stalky, green, herbaceous character that, if overdone, is not my favourite thing in a red wine.

Red Wine And Chocolate Don't Contain Magic Youth Potion

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Resveratrol, the antioxidant touted as the wonderful life-preserver found in chocolate and red wine, sadly isn't all it's cracked up to be. Scient...

£4.99 Wine? Forget About It: Domaine Raynier, Saint-Chinian Is Wine of the Week

Tom Cannavan | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Well, in a £4.99 bottle a recent investigation suggested it was as little as 15p. The highest estimate I've seen is around 60p. The question is, what quality of wine are we actually getting when we pay just £4.99 for a bottle?

Red Wine And Aspirin May Fight Abnormal Cancer-Causing Cells

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A red wine ingredient and aspirin may deliver a double knock-out blow to abnormal cells that can lead to cancer, research suggests. Both help to de...

Wine of the Week: Viña Cobos, Felino Malbec 2012, Argentina

Tom Cannavan | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Partner and consultant winemaker for Viña Cobos in Mendoza in Argentina is Paul Hobbs of California, ex-winemaker for the glamorous Opus One, and who now brings a wonderful sheen of class and near perfection to all of the wines he makes.

Tour De France - A Wine Lover's Guide

Gerard Basset | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gerard Basset

Everyone's talking about the Tour de France this year, particularly as it is the 100th anniversary of this iconic race. But cycling is not the only thing with which France is associated - this is also the land of great wines.

Red Wine Could Improve Older People's Balance

PA | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An ingredient in red wine may help to keep older people steady on their feet, research suggests. Tests on ageing mice showed that a molecule found ...

Why Rainy Days Trigger Migraines

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you always have a migraine attack when it’s raining, it could be more than coincidence, suggests recent research. Researchers from the Nationa...

Anti-Ageing Drugs Could Use 'Compound' Found In Red Wine

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Hopes of developing anti-ageing drugs have been given a boost by new research involving an ingredient in red wine. Previous studies have shown that...

My Camino Hell: Part Two

David Whittam | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Comedy
David Whittam

Well, I've been back from Spain for a week and half, sitting on this blog while I gathered my thoughts and weighed up the experience I just put myself through. Unfortunately, my thoughts all amount to pretty much one thing - I walked over a F*****G MOUNTAIN.

(VIDEO) Can A Glass Of Red Wine Beat Obesity?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have already proved that a glass of red wine can be good for the heart but now they’ve found another benefit that could keep you healthy ...

The Red Wine Mistress

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Macnaughton

When I first met Hagar and we were in the throws of young love I had a perception of what a military officer's wife was like and it wasn't me. I looked down my arrogant, young nose at those betrothed and thought I will never become one - 'no way Jose'.

Could This Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 16.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A pint of strong beer a day can cut the risk of heart disease, new research reveals. We all know that a daily glass of red wine is good for the hea...

Five Unhealthy Food Treats That Should Be Bad For You...

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

They say that having a little bit of what you fancy is the key to leading a healthy lifestyle - just as long as you do it in moderation. But what a...

Red Wine 'Could Prevent Breast Cancer Developing Further'

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

An ingredient in red wine can stop breast cancer cells growing and may combat resistant forms of the disease, research suggests. Res...

Summer's Over, so no Need to Worry About the Waistline for the Next 6 Months

Matthew Rumbold | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Rumbold

Tagus Creek 2010 - £4.50 - Asda/£4.79 - Tesco (until 04/10 then £5.99) Hello toad in the hole! Welcome back chocolate eclairs! How we've missed yo...

Oh Look! Oh No! It's a Gin-alo!

Mammasaurus | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK
Mammasaurus

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