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Wine Consumption in Uvinum's blog

24/10/2016

Drink wine and ... stay with your partner!

Alcohol and wine drinking is an activity that, if done in moderation, can bring great benefits, both for the health and for the quality of life in general, including married life and many other aspects.

A new study led by the University of Michigan, US, has concluded somewhat surprising in relation to consumer habits and life in marriage. According to this research,...

15/04/2016

How has wine consumption changed over the last years?

The food market grows at a very fast pace and today, consumers have become a lot more demanding towards this market including the world of wine. Let’s take a look at how trends have changed over the past years!

Customers want what's best: Because of the huge amount of information that has been put out there online over the last years, consumers become more demanding...

13/04/2016

Red wine could help prevent erectile dysfunction

According to a recent research conducted by the UK and USA, the wine and grapes in general are "super sexual" foods that are able to help to prevent erectile dysfunction. This is another good thing to add to the list of advantages that wine provides to our health such as the cardiovascular system protection and memory improvement.

The research, conducted by Harvard...

28/03/2016

What are the most common wine bottles?

The wine bottle as we know it today was not used until 17th century. Before its appearance, other materials such as clay urns, animal guts or wooden barrels were used as containers.

Today, the bottle is essential to preserve the wine once it leaves the winery.  The liquid will continue to grow and evolve inside the bottle until his quality reaches the highest point. ...

29/02/2016

How long does an open wine bottle last?

Surely, the following situation will sound familiar to you. You just bought a bottle of excellent wine or sparkling for a party. With a thrill of expectation, you open and enjoy it very much but at the end of the evening, there is still some wine left inside. You think it would be a shame to leave this bottle open because the wine runs the risk to go bad. Fortunately, there...

18/11/2015

Wine in the evening helps your heart

The benefits of wine are always increasing. There are new studies that ratify it, and now, specifically one from Israel, which states that a glass of red wine in the evening helps caring our heart.

This research, called “Effects of moderate alcohol consumption on cardiometabolic risk in adults with type 2 diabetes”, has been made with the Harvard School of Public...

24/08/2015

Do we prefer wines with more or less alcohol content?

Tastes are changing and what was once the rage now seems to be not so. And in terms of wines it's the same. The latest studies by the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) and the Basque Culinary Center (Spain), give surprising results on some aspects of wine consumption.

To produce wines that have commercial success, many winemakers take into account...

17/07/2015

English drink far more wine than the estimated

 

Alcohol consumption in England is increasing, in fact, English drink a lot more than the studies, often, say. Consumption has been underestimated by the equivalent of 12 million bottles of wine per week. They are statements from new researches on the subject, which say that there are differences between the published by reports and the amount of alcohol really sold.

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8/05/2015

Drinking wine makes us more beautiful

Since Roman times wine was already used to beautify the skin. A number of treatments use grape seeds to achieve greater oxygenation of the epidermis and hydration. So, besides its good properties for the body, wine makes us more beautiful also externally.

The idea has come down to our times, since in the very XXI century several studies show that wine makes us more...

13/02/2015

Young people drink less wine, but better

In recent years, wine consumption among young people is smaller, depending on the country, but they prefer higher quality wines. The rise of wine tourism and the spread of wine consumption has made new generations to know more about the language of wine and the main Appellations of Origin.

The trend for young people to know how to drink quality wine spreads all along...