To your health: In praise of ordinary wine

“Life is too short to drink bad wine” as Julia Child and others have said, but that doesn’t mean ordinary wine can’t be good, and good for you. One thing we know for sure about wine & health is that its maximum benefit is in daily consumption with meals, wine as food; that’s why we…

Cheers to the book reviewers

My new book Wine & Health has been endorsed by a who’s who of experts including David Sinclair PhD, R. Curtis Ellison MD, Philip Norrie MD PhD, and author Mike Veseth (PhD)

Wine & Health and the Triumph of Bacchus

For the cover of my book Wine & Health: Making sense of the new science and what it means for wine lovers, my publisher chose a painting portraying the story of the Triumph of Bacchus.

Lost in Translation: Why you shouldn’t trust most reports on wine and health

How are we supposed to know what to make of news about the science of wine and health, with seemingly contradictory reports becoming the norm? In my upcoming book Wine & Health: Making Sense of the New Science and What it Means for Wine Lovers, I take a skeptical approach, looking for the truth behind the clickbait and the hyperbole.