Category: Wine and Health

  • Fruit wine label

    Fabulous fruit wines for an alternative tipple

    Grapes are traditionally the expected defining ingredient in wine. It is the fruit that people used for making wine for thousands of years and tradition will likely go on as long as there are people on earth.

    However, that doesn’t mean that wine is made exclusively from grapes. On the contrary, wine can be also made from many other fruits, from berries to citrus fruits, and pretty much anything in between.

    Here we will look at some of the most popular fruit wines in the world. Each of them has something special about it, and each of them is unique. Continue reading

  • Blueberry wine

    Blueberry wine – A beautiful alternative to grapes?

    Blueberry wine is increasingly rising in popularity. In the past, many of us have only ever tried the classic beverages made of red and white wine from grapes. Even though blueberry wine is not as famous as its cousins made from the grape, it has increasingly gained popularity in recent years. One of the primary reasons for this is because wine consumers have discovered the nutritional benefits of blueberry wine. This has resulted in a rising demand of the different varieties of blueberry wine and in fact, some wine enthusiasts just love to make this sweet drink at the comfort of their homes. Continue reading

  • Elderberry wine is produced from elderberries

    Elderberry wine – a fruity alternative to the classics

    When we talk about wine, the classic grapes will be what springs to mind, since grapes are by far the most common fruits associated with winemaking. However, this does not mean that they are the only option. There are plenty of fruits used to make wine including blueberries, dark berries, huckleberries, elderberries, plums, pears, apples and many others. Specifically, elderberries are used to make the Elderberry wine which can even be as good as their horticultural cousin, grapes, that produce the classics. Continue reading

  • Plum wine blossom from trees

    A Simple Guide to Plum Wine

    If you are seeking a balanced drink with aromatic notes, then plum wine could be your best choice. The main problem with wines produced from other fruit than grapes are that they contain imbalanced proportions of tannins, alcohol, and acidity levels. You will find them advertising themselves as sweet balanced drinks, but instead of getting a balanced and low alcohol taste when you consume, you get the blistering taste of moonshine. Plum wine, in contrast, defies this and is typically a relatively balanced liquor... Continue reading

  • Antioxidants in red wine

    Red wine benefits for health, life, and more

    Red wine benefits for your health has been a hotly debated issue for some time. Many people believe that a glass of red wine each day (as was common for vast swathes of history) is a valuable part of a healthy diet which may help to lower the risk of various diseases - notably including heart disease. Continue reading