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Refreshingly Guilt-Free Cocktails for Summer

Alcoholic cocktails are often the focal point of social events and gatherings, especially during the summer months. But, if you're watching your weight, constantly indulging can put a real hurt on the calorie budget. Among all alcoholic cocktails,…

How Drinking Red Wine Every Day Supports Good Health

Occasional alcohol consumption has proven health benefits. This holds especially true for red wine, as it contains numerous all-natural chemicals that help prevent disease and promote overall good health. Interestingly enough, both the alcoholic…

A Few Good Reasons to Enjoy a Glass of Sicilian Wine

A while back I had the pleasure of attending Wines of Sicily, a special wine tasting event in Chicago that showcased a wide range of ingenious, delicious dry white and red Sicilian wines designated by the Sicilia DOC consortium of wine producers.…

Simple Ways to Enjoy Alcohol Without Gaining Weight

Occasional drinking has clear health benefits but drinking too much can exert numerous adverse side effects including unwanted weight gain. Alcoholic beverages are derived from simple sugars and starches but they actually contain more calories…

Drinking Pink: The Disease-Fighting Power of Rosé Wines

Rosé wines ("pink" or "blush" wines) are some of the most underrated and overlooked wines in the United States. As main dietary staples in Provence these wines offer a crisp, acidic yet mildly sweet flavor that pairs very well with nutrient-rich…