Middle-aged French men who drank two or more glasses of wine
regularly after a recent heart attack were less likely to have a
second heart attack or other cardiovascular complications compared
to nondrinkers, according to a study...
Leading UK brewer Scottish & Newcastle has reported increased
volume sales for its leading brands in the first five months of the
new financial year, helped by the acqusition of the Hartwall
business in Finland. Compatriot Greene...
Wine connoisseurs have always claimed that the shape of the glass
affects how easily volatile aromatic compounds can escape and
consequently the impact on our senses- but does the glass shape
also affect the wine's chemistry?...
Scientists in France claim to have found differences in the 'good
cholesterol' of red wine drinkers which could account for the
drink's beneficial effects against cardiovascular disease. For the
first time, the new...
Red wine in particular has benefited from scientific evidence that
it is good for the heart, but little has been said about wine-based
drinks such as Cognac. But one company, Pierre Boullmer Estates, is
focusing on the health benefits...
A scientist from Russia has developed a recipe for bifidobeer - a
beer that contains bifidobacteria. There is evidence to suggest
that bifidobacteria contained in beer can perform several functions
at the same time - beer quality...