Archive for the Tag 'Health'

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Which wines go with what desserts?

Tweet A question that comes up from time to time, “Which wines go with what desserts?” Ah, my just desserts… Sometimes, I’ve been know to simply eat dessert first, I have to admit. That’s probably because my veggies were way overcooked, making them just too bitter to even think about eating; so, the easy way […]

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LYTEshow replaces electrolytes after enjoying wine

Tweet LYTEshow replaces electrolytes after enjoying wine… And you deserve to know about it. Electrolytes… From Discovering Health: “Electrolyte is a “medical/scientific” term for salts, specifically ions. The term electrolyte means that this ion is electrically-charged and moves to either a negative (cathode) or positive (anode) electrode:” Continuing…. Electrolytes are important because they are what […]

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Wondering about wine, women, and pregnancy

Tweet Have you ever wondered about wine, women, and pregnancy? This has been going on with me since the warnings first began to emerge in the 1980s… By then, I had already had three happy, healthy daughters, and I was an occasional wine drinker during the 70s through 1980, when I gave birth to my […]

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Last night I got my white blood cells drunk

Tweet I’ve not written on my blog for the past 10 days. I’ve been to the depths of Hades and back with a cold, too weak to even get off the couch. I refused to stay in bed, because we’ve got better cable in the living room. I feel upon Downton Abbey, and began the […]

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One Hope Wines + Lots of visual statistics

Tweet The graphic designer of this image below came to me and shared his work. When I looked at it, all I could think was, “Wow”… There’s tons of information here, and this picture is worth a lot more than “a thousand words.” This work was created for OneHopeWine.com, where they donate 50 percent of […]

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Busy bodies, they make the world go round… sorta…

Tweet I know, sometimes I’m one myself; like, I just reported a car that was dumped across the street from my house at the beginning of June 2012, and it was still there on June  25. I went out, had a look… the dust that had accumulated on it was enough that I could have […]

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Wine & Health ~ It’s Not News Anymore, But It Continues to Make the News

Tweet UPDATE: I’ll never forget that cheery day, years ago, when new customers entered the tasting room. I was fresh off reading The French Paradox and couldn’t wait to share all that I’d learned. The couple stepped up to a bar, and we began to talk about wine. We got into it so much that […]

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Saying Goodbye to Robert “Budge” Brown ~ RIP ~ May 18, 2011

Tweet UPDATE: The service for Budge is on Saturday May 28th, 2011, 11:00 a.m., at the Quail Lakes Baptist Church in Stockton, CA. The address is 1904 Quail Lakes Dr., Stockton, CA 95207. Off Interstate, Exit 5 March Lane, and go East. The first left past the freeway is Quail Lakes Drive. Turn Left. Follow […]

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Drinkwel ~ No, it’s not a typo ~ It Promotes Proper Liver Function

Tweet Anyone who reads my blog regularly knows that I’m a bit off the beaten path. As a result, it opens up some really different and unusual opportunities, which I welcome. This one, Drinkwel, is one of those occasions. I haven’t written on my blog, even though it’s my wine publicist’s journal, that one of […]

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The Onomastics of Band Together™ Wines

Tweet As a child, I used to ask my mother, “Mum, what does _ mean?” to which she’d always reply, “Look it up in the dictionary.” After a few times of her saying that to me, I always knew that I could just save time by looking it up. She obviously wanted to instill a […]