All about wine – interview with Randi Glazer

This originally appeared online at  You can read it here.     Randi Glazer, a lifetime Long Islander, has been intrigued by wines for over 10 years. When not tasting wine, Randi Glazer is a professional with many years of experience in domestic and international underwriting for admitted and non-admitted Property, and Inland Marine risks. We have conducted an… Read more →


A Rosé Grows in Springtime

The spring is here and that means there’s a new catalogue of wines and spirits to be explored. In with the new and out with the old — and that means saying goodbye to the heavier, warmer, full-bodied wines like Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, and welcoming in lighter, crisper wines such as Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc, and sweeter,… Read more →

Wine Heart

Could Drinking Wine Be a New Form of Exercising?

The research center at the University of Alberta in Canada has found that drinking red wine is better than going to the gym. Along with his other colleagues, Jason Dyck, believes that grapes contain a special and complicated factor called resveratrol, which is found to improve bodily functions of the heart, muscles and bones. These functions are also achieved when… Read more →

Wine Bottles

Advertising Regulations On Alcoholic Beverages

In the last few years France has taken a strong stance regarding their advertising regulations,  and is holding companies accountable for maintaining complete honesty throughout their campaigns. Alcohol consumption is among the regulated fields in which the encouragement of “excessive and customary” alcohol drinking is prohibited. Non- compliance from companies means thousands of dollars in fines and even prison time.… Read more →


Wine Making In Antarctica

Wine production does not usually come to mind when one thinks of Antarctica. Many wine regions in Argentina and New Zealand are beginning to dry up due to global warming, and are now turning to Antarctica’s boundless landscape as a potential ice wine region.  There is one person in particular who is currently experimenting with the production of wine along… Read more →


Winery Waste in Napa Valley Becoming More Difficult to Process

Napa Valley produces over 11.3 gallons of wine waste per year without a proper place to dispose of it. Sanitation agencies have estimated that 43,000 gallons of grape skins, leftover wine lees and water wash, bypass local wastewater treatments and are transported to plants in the outskirts of California. One popular process, that is used by the majority of these… Read more →