Then my date told me she was from Fargo and I couldn't finish my desert, either A study by Cornell University researchers found that restaurant patrons consuming a $24 prix fixee meal, when told that their glass of house wine was from North Dakota, ate 11% less food, rated both their meal and wine as tasting less good, and were less likely to make reservations to come back.
Their audiences, on the other hand, will drink and drug themselves into a nostalgic stupor Spice Girl Mel C. Has asked her bandmates not to drink on their upcoming tour. In related news, two audience members were killed by alcohol at a recent New Jersey concert by reformed drinker Ozzy Osbourne.
Thereby lowering average male life expectancy there from 48 to 43 years A study of 65,000 Chinese men aged 40 or over found that the heaviest drinkers had a 22% higher incidence of strokes, and a 30% higher risk of mortality.
Put down the Brunello with its gobs of soft fruit on the nose and sweet tannins on the attack, and step away from the table with your hands up According to Decanter Magazine, Twenty-five members of the Italian military police have qualified as sommeliers in order to combat fraud in the industry.
Another reason to hate Beaujolais Nouveau The New England Journal of Medicine reports that some peoples' allergic reactions to wine may be a reaction to wasp venom coming from insects crushed along with mechanically harvested grapes in wines consumed too young for the poison to deteriorate.