How a wine drinker eats healthily?

Posted on 29 July, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

wine and health: health benefits of organic wine

There is an on-going debate that we are bombarded with lots of adverts, however there are many facts, tips and information that can be lost in translation. My personal feeling is that it can become overwhelming and we decide to stay away from it by simply not noticing much. That’s how our attention span becomes shorter and shorter.

As a wine drinker, I am concerned about staying very healthy. My friend once told me that it is not in the gym we become healthier, but in our homes. Nutrition is increasingly important. We all know life situations cannot be resolved by overeating or binge drinking, so it could be worth looking beyond our bodies and treating ourselves better.

This article aims to combine science behind nutrition and wine drinking with some practical tips that you can use right now. I invite everyone to share your own thoughts, as I am sure you’ve got your personal ticks. Together we can make our lives just ever so slightly better.

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Sulphite Free Diet: sulphites, sulfites or sulphur dioxide in food

Posted on 05 June, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 1 comment

sulphite free diet: sulphites, sulfites, sulphur dioxide in food

Many foods can trigger allergic reaction because of high sulphites content. Let's explore sulphites in food, what to avoid and replace, this will become our sulphite free diet.

Sulphites, sulfites or sulphur dioxide in food can trigger the same symptoms as with conventional wines - breathing problems, headaches, rash, itching, and much more severe if you are suffering from asthma.

Wine allergy and alcohol intolerance go hand in hand with food allergies. If you know that sulphites are triggering allergic reaction, there is no better way how to deal with it rather than to start avoiding foods and drinks that contain sulphites

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Healthy snacks and organic wine: 20 recipes and wine pairings

Posted on 25 May, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

healthy snacks and organic wine

Wine is definitely a drink to consume with food. Most of us pour a glass with our evening meals. These days we are too busy, too tired, too stressed or simply don’t have time to cook a simple meal.

Isn’t it strange that we strive for a better living and work really hard for that, but we pay for it with our health?

What about mastering an art of healthy snacks? Here are 20 healthy snacks ideas & organic wine pairing suggestions.

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Patron Saints of Wine

Posted on 01 May, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

patron saints of wine - by Love My Vouchers and Organic Wine Club

Our friends at Love My Vouchers have kindly researched who are most well known Patron Saints of Wine. Wine has been produced since 7th century BC and archaeologists have found ancient amphoras in Georgia to prove that statement. It is not surprising that Spanish, German, French, Bulgarian and Greek cultures feature Saint Patrons of Wine very prominently. Here is a bit more information on a few of them.

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Is natural wine as close to Paleo diet as alcohol can be?

Posted on 29 April, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

Paleo diet and Natural wine: paleo recipes and caveman diet wine recommendations

We are all on the quest for a healthier and happier lifestyle by eating healthy food, relaxing with friends and family and sometimes making hard choices about our nutrition. There are some really strenuous diets around. Paleo is a bit different as it is forming longer term habits and doesn't restrict your food choices much. There is definitely not any calorie counting involved. So what about wine? In this article we look into paleo diet more closely, outline what is so special about this 'caveman diet', see how wine fits into this and suggest a few paleo recipes.

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Duck and Wine: Organic red wine from Cotes du Rhone & healthy food

Posted on 25 April, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

duck salad and red wine: organic Cotes du Rhone with no sulphites

Some matches are simply made in heaven, aren’t they? Think of a delicious red wine and Cotes du Rhone will definitely come up as one of the well-known winemaking regions. Think of a popular Rhone Valley dish and it would be duck.

In this post, we look at these two yummy things: a quick and easy duck recipe perfectly matched with no sulphites added wine made in ever popular Cotes du Rhone

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Organic wine for so many occasions: 6 great wines for your wine rack

Posted on 06 April, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

great organic wines for different occasions and your wine rack

There are plenty of wines out there: some are good wines, some are a bit of a disappointment, some are for your everyday dining and some for special occasions. We’ve tasted a lot of organic wines to select just a few great wines for you. This case is to showcase your week in wine: from some straightforward flavours, more complex and to party wine. If you are going to be celebrating anything, we’ve got the wine for that too! Here are 6 organic wines for your wine rack:

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