Red Wine.

8 Reasons Wine Is Good For You, So Pour Yourself Another Glass

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone knows that after a long day at work, there’s nothing to make you feel better than a glass of wine (or two), but waking up the next morning ...

Rejoice Friends, Drinking Wine Is Good For Your Brain And Science Can Prove It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Tech

In news that your school maths teacher definitely would not want to hear, science has confirmed what we all knew already - drinking wine is actually e...

This Drip-Free Wine Bottle Makes Us More Grateful For Science Than Ever Before

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Tech

For something that has just one job, you have to admit that there is a fairly fundamental design flaw in wine bottles. Namely that they are not capabl...

Majority Of Public 'Unaware' Red Wine Can Increase Cancer Risk

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Almost nine in 10 people are not aware that drinking red wine can increase a person’s chances of getting cancer, a new poll suggests. World Cancer...

The 'Best Red Wine In The World' Costs Just £4.37 From Asda

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cheap bottle of red wine has come up trumps in the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards. La Moneda Reserva Malbec has been named as ‘Platinum Best in S...

Wine of the Week: Domaine Bila-Haut, Occultum Lapidem 2014

Tom Cannavan | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Michel Chapoutier is one of the best producers of the Rhône Valley in France, but he has also produced wines here in the deep south of France, close to the Spanish border, for almost two decades.

Winebird's Last Minute Wine Recommendations for Christmas

Helena Nicklin | Posted 18.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helena Nicklin

If you're anything like me, certain things (well, quite a lot of things, actually) get left to the last minute as far as Christmas is concerned. This year in my house, it's wine! Luckily, I've tasted far and wide this year so the choices were easy. Here are my last minute picks for festive and fabulous wines that everyone will love.

Himalayan Pink Salt, Red Wine and Collagen - Top Tips For Nourishing You From The Inside Out

The Huffington Post UK | Jo Carrigan | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Style

It's no new revelation that as women today we’re under more pressure than ever before; the desire to “have it all” sits heavily, with career goa...

Rejoice! Red Wine Can Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Love red wine? Then you'll love this. A new study has found that resveratrol found in berries, grapes and other fruits could aid weight loss. Re...

How to Fake Being a Wine Expert

Judith Lewis | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

To fake being a wine expert is going to take more than knowing about years, growing conditions and varietals - you need to know what they taste like. Since flavour will depend on year, it will change.

This Tells You How Long Your Wine Will Last Once Opened

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Nothing puts a smile on our faces quite like wine o'clock on a Friday evening. Although that smile quickly fades when Monday night arrives and we r...

How To Open A Bottle Of Wine Without A Corkscrew

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing more heartbreaking than buying a bottle of wine, only to come home and find your corkscrew has either broken or gone missing. L...

Red Wine Nails Multi-Tasking By Helping To Burn Fat

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If your go-to tipple is a glass of red wine, then you'll be chuffed to hear that it could be helping you to burn fat better. A new study suggests t...

One More Reason To Love Red Wine

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in nuts, grapes and red wine, has long been associated with a range of health benefits such as cutting the risk of h...

Wine of the Week: Berry Bros. and Rudd, Reserve Red, France

Tom Cannavan | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

BBR have recently revamped their own label wines and this new Reserve Red made by Jean-Luc Terrier in the Languedoc is an absolute cracker. It is a blend combining Merlot with Grenache and Syrah.

Piedmonte Wine Tour With Passione Vino

Danny McCubbin | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Piedmont is one of the most famous wine regions in Italy. It has gained this reputation because it is the birthplace of Barolo, (by far the most aristocratic wine of Italy) and Barbaresco, often referred to as Barolo's younger brother.

Wine of the Week: Stobi Winery, Vranec 2011, Macedonia

Tom Cannavan | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

And now for something completely different? Here's a rich red wine that comes from the former Yugolsavian state's best vineyard area, Tikves. It's made from the indigenous Vranec grape, and the nose has lovely lift and elegance even, with Morello cherry red fruit, a touch of spice and a little chocolatey smoothness and polish.

Wine of the Week: Esterházy, Estoras Zweigelt 2011, Austria

Tom Cannavan | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

The red wines of Austria are still not common on UK wine shelves, but a few are starting to appear, generally of high quality, and often made from indigenous grape varieties Blaufränkisch and, as in this case, Zweigelt.

Has Bordeaux Killed the En Primeur Futures Market?

Nick Martin | Posted 30.08.2014 | 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.