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Alcohol: The Making Of

How Different Types of Alcohol Are Made To the drink-loving layperson, the making of alcohol may seem a bit like magic. A little of this, a little of that, ferment, ferment and voila! Booze. But, how does it really happen? Fermentation is the unifying theme among beer, wine and liquor, although what is being fermented

The Health Benefits of Wine

Drink Wine, Live Forever… Wine drinkers – and wineries – have enjoyed surge in popularity of the fermented grape in part due to media reports that drinking wine can lead to everlasting life. Okay, so that may be a slight exaggeration, but between the new research on resveratrol and the general hoopla surrounding the health