Hey DFW Beauties, it's National Drink Wine Day, and we're sharing some of the AMAZING benefits of drinking wine (in moderation, of course!) as well as some of our favorite places to grab a glass, or bottle, LOL!
The Benefit: Promotes Longevity
The Evidence: Wine drinkers have a 34 percent lower mortality rate than beer or spirits drinkers. Source: a Finnish study of 2,468 men over a 29-year period, published in the Journals of Gerontology, 2007.
The Benefit: Reduces Heart-Attack Risk
The Evidence: Moderate drinkers suffering from high blood pressure are 30 percent less likely to have a heart attack than nondrinkers. Source: a 16-year Harvard School of Public Health study of 11,711 men, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, 2007.
The Benefit: Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
The Evidence: Moderate drinkers have 30 percent less risk than nondrinkers of developing type 2 diabetes. Source: research on 369,862 individuals studied over an average of 12 years each, at Amsterdam's VU University Medical Center, published in Diabetes Care, 2005.
The Benefit: Lowers Risk of Stroke
The Evidence: The possibility of suffering a blood clotrelated stroke drops by about 50 percent in people who consume moderate amounts of alcohol. Source: a Columbia University study of 3,176 individuals over an eight-year period, published in Stroke, 2006.
DFW Beauty Picks:
Located in Dallas’ Upscale West Village Neighborhood, Cork Wine Bar is the ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine with friends and family. State of the art computer touchscreens and pour system gives customers the opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine from one of 48 different wine options, which vary monthly.
Mercy is about the entire "Wine Experience". Mercy provides a warm, comfortable, cozy environment to enjoy your favorite wine or to try something new. If you are out to enjoy a movie or a play and want to start the evening with a glass of wine and a "little something," or if you want to end your evening with a glass of wine and a dessert, we can do both. You can dine at a table or relax and lounge in one of several areas on a couch or comfy chair very much like your own living room.
At Times Ten Cellars, they have chosen the finest wine available from all over the world. They also craft their own wine from vine to bottle using grapes from their vineyard in Alpine, Texas. A full tasting of all their wines can be purchased for a nominal charge. Wines can also be purchased by the glass or by the bottle. Reserved space is available for your own private wine tasting, wedding reception, company party, or any special event. Come relax and have a glass at Times Ten Cellars.