Can you enjoy wine and be healthy? This question has been at the forefront of my mind lately. Recently, when someone discovered I work with wine, their response went something like this – how can you work with wine and
In the first part of this blog series (click here to read it) we discussed the true culprits behind red wine headaches. We took a look at the role histamine and tyramine play in making some of us feel pretty
Have you ever suffered from red wine headaches? Do you wonder if it’s to do with sulphites? Do you sometimes experience other allergic symptoms after drinking a glass of wine, particularly if it is red? If any of this sounds
We have all seen phrases like ‘old vines’ and ‘vieilles vignes’ or ‘alte reben’ on wines labels. These terms do all mean the same thing, but what do they actually mean? Does a wine labelled as old vine mean it
At Grape and Nectar we just love wine jokes. In fact, the cheesier they are the better. We also love a bit of slightly preposterous wine wisdom, which we like to think sits somewhere between a joke and actual good
The wonderful world of closures may not, at first glance, appear all that exciting. However, it is a topic that garners a lot of questions and plays a pretty important role in the wine we drink. In the most basic
The P-Word….Prosecco – it seems to constantly be used as carrot, dangled to entice women. The ultimate goal seems to be to help to promote and sell ‘shit’ wine to women. Why does this bother us? Well, there is so
Do you need six ways to spice up your drinking? It’s easy to get into a wine drinking rut. We have certainly found ourselves defaulting to the familiar on numerous occasions. So, if you have, too, you are not alone.