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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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How to Drink Wine Like a Sommelier

When embarking on the exciting journey of exploring the pleasures of fine wine, it doesn't take long before you encounter the standard tasting order in which wine is “supposed” to be drunk: look, swir…

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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5 Things to Do With Bad Wine

Old wine, old wine. Hmm ... well, it's not a problem I often come across, to be perfectly honest. We're pretty fond of spiky beverages, 'round these parts. (Some of our neighbors here in Portland eve…

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Should You Drink Red or White Wine? (Infographic)

Don't start weeping yet if you're partial to a certain wine. If you read down this list you'll see that one wine is truly the winner -- but unless you plan on chugging the entire bottle -- your wine c…

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How to Make Wine Cork Mulch 2 Ways

Are you a wine cork hoarder like I am? Here’s how to make mulch using your stash of wine corks and which sort works best. Before I walk you through how to make mulch, it’s important that you choos…

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How to Tell if Your Wine Habit is Healthy

You've seen the research showing that moderate wine consumption can benefit health, but how do we find the balance between moderate and over-consumption? I like a good glass of red as much as the n…

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8 Wine Trends We’re Loving Right Now

The wine industry is surprisingly adaptable for a craft that's been around for thousands of years. Wine-makers are flexible in modifying their processes to keep up with changing consumer demands and e…

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Pumpkin Mulled Wine (Recipe)

  Look for a fruity, full-bodied wine here -- merlot is perfect! Pumpkin Mulled Wine Ingredients: 1 Small sugar pumpkin, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 Teaspoon whole …

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Grilled Cheese for Adults (Recipe)

  Though I'd like to think I'm a full-fledged adult, I always come back to grilled cheese. Is there a more perfect food? Gooey cheese between two pieces crunchy, buttery bread? I think not! If…

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