Category: Our Wine

Red wine, resveratrol and good for the heart?

Red wine is considered healthy for the heart when consumed in moderation. Red wine’s alcohol content and some substances called antioxidants could help to prevent heart attack-causing coronary artery disease. We don’t know if there are any links between red wines and heart attacks. Part of the reason red wine might have fewer heart attacks…

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Health Benefits from Wine According to Science

Over the years, wine has been subject to extensive research and has been shown to be an effective elixir. A fountain of youth is what a man needs to live a long and happy life. Enjoy a glass of wine, and reap the surprising benefits. Here are some fascinating facts and curiosities about wine’s impact on…

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10 Health Benefits Of Drinking Red Wine That Will Keep You Healthy

Red Wine: 10 Health Benefits Red wines can have a variety of taste and color. They are made by fermenting whole dark-colored grapes. There are many types of red wine. The most popular are Merlot and Pinot Noir as well as Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. #1. High in antioxidants You need to understand all about…

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Mulled appleberry wine

Ingredients 2 x 75cl red wine bottles (such as Merlot; a better quality wine makes all of the difference). 1l high-quality, cloudy apple juice 115g caster Sugar 1 long cinnamon stick, cut in half 2 star anise 3 tbsp orange Curacao, or Cointreau A few (approximately 100g/4oz) frozen mulled fruits or fruits of…

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Mulled wine cocktail

Ingredients 100g/4oz light muscovado sugar 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick 4 cloves 150ml water 1 lemon 2 clementines 150ml Cointreau 750ml/ 1 1/4 Pint Bottle Light Red Wine, Beaujolais To serve, add a twist of orange zest and a star anise. Method STEP 1Combine 100g of light muscovado sugar with 150ml water. Slowly…

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Simple mulled wine

Ingredients Red wine 750ml bottles 1 slice clementine 1 cinnamon stick 1 star anise Three dried figs 4 cloves 3 black peppercorns 50ml brandy Method STEP 1In a large saucepan, pour the red wine. Mix in the cinnamon stick, star anise and dried figs. Add the cloves, black peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick and star…

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Mulled wine in the classic style

Ingredients Red wine in a 750ml glass 1 large cinnamon stick or 2 small ones 2 star anise 4 cloves 2 strips of lemon zest, sliced with a vegetable peeler 4 tbsp caster Sugar Method STEP 1In a large saucepan, combine the red wine with cinnamon, star anise and cloves. Cook the mixture on…

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Beef with red wine & carrots

Ingredients For frying, use vegetable oil or sunflower oil 1 1/2 kg beef shin or stew beef, cut into cubes 3 Tbsp flour 2 large onions, sliced 600g carrots cut into batons 4 crushed garlic cloves Red wine glass (about 175ml/6fl. oz Stock of 850ml beef 3 bay leaves Few thyme sprigs Jacket…

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One-pot chicken curry

Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 25g butter 4 chicken legs 1 onion chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 200g small button and chestnut mushrooms in a 200g bag Red wine 225ml 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 Thyme sprigs 500ml chicken stock Method STEP 1In a large, covered casserole, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and…

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