Pairing a Vegetarian Diet Up With Wine

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Wine and Diets, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Pairing a Vegetarian Diet Up With Wine

You are a veg­e­tar­ian and you love wine. So which wines do you pick to go with your veg­e­tar­ian menu? Veg­e­tar­ian food is not all veg­eta­bles or always on the light side. There are dishes such as risotto and black truf­fles, which is more on the heavy side. You can choose any kind of wine to go with veg­e­tar­ian. What kind you choose will also depend on the sea­son of the year and how you use your veg­eta­bles. Some­times the wine has to take sec­ond place to the food. The...

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Healthy Reasons to Drink Wine

Posted by on Feb 21, 2012 in Wine and Diets, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Healthy Reasons to Drink Wine

Now that we’re fully into the New Year, you may be wan­ing on your res­o­lu­tions to keep fit and stay healthy. If you’re feel­ing guilty about open­ing up a bot­tle of wine, remem­ber that mod­er­ate wine drink­ing is con­sid­ered ben­e­fi­cial for health (pro­vided you’re in good health already. If not, con­sult your doc­tor). And mod­er­ate wine con­sump­tion can most cer­tainly be worked into most diets. (Mod­er­ate here means one glass for a female and two glasses for a male....

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Sonoma Diet: Low Calorie Recipes. And Wine

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Wine and Diets, Wine Store Blog | 0 comments

Sonoma Diet: Low Calorie Recipes. And Wine

The Mediter­ranean diet, as you might have guessed is a healthy way of eat­ing based on the diets of the peo­ple that live in the Mediter­ranean, for exam­ple, Greece, or Italy. It is a low-calorie plan born of the Epi­curean spirit that focuses on fla­vor and enjoy­ment rather than restric­tion.  Dieti­cians say this healthy, vegetable-filled diet reduces the chances of heart dis­ease and many other degen­er­a­tive diseases. How does it work? The diet encour­ages exer­cise, eat­ing lots of...

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