Monthly Archives: November 2015

Human aging and wine

This seems paradoxical but according to an OCED report, the French drink and smoke more than nationals of any other developed country, but still outlive most. 1 in 4 smoke daily, and the consumption of alcohol her head equals two bottles of wine a week. Average French lifespan is 82.3 yrs compared to the OCED… Continue Reading

Hospice de Beaune – charity wine auction

The 2015 edition, the 155th, of the world famous Hospice de Beaune charity wine auction, is coming up during the weekend of 13-15 November. The event, that attracts thousands of wine lovers from near and far, is a significant event on the wine calendar and is well publicised via wine blogs, newsletters and the general… Continue Reading

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