Monday, March 5, 2007

The Week in Alcohol

Next month, David Lee Roth on the Super-Tuscans In The Wine Spectator, Ex-Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar the Horrible reveals an unexpected fondness for classic Bordeaux; together with praise for the guys he considers the greatest noses in rock-and-roll: Boston's Fran Sheehan, and The Year of the Cat's Al Stewart

Meet your new wine glass A study presented to the American Heart Association's 47th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention concluded that the benefits of red wine for men's health peaked at a daily consumption of 1.5 ounces.

Watch out for the Warhol illustration on the '45 Mouton label
Bloomberg reports that Christies Auction House has been subpoenaed by American Federal authorities over possible counterfeit wine sales. $27.9 Million US of wine passed through Christies' North American division last year, an unknown percentage of it now suspect.

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