Sugar is essential to a balanced wine, even ‘dry’ ones. Here’s what you need to know.

Grape concentrate remains a common ingredient in industrial wine, which is made inexpensively in large quantities to fill shelves in supermarkets and convenience stores, especially in the popular “red blends” category. (Another pro tip: For a real red blend, look to Bordeaux.) Adding concentrate can mask shortcuts taken in the vineyard, making consistent wine from … Read more

Daily Habits for Healthy Blood Sugar

A quick bio lesson: Your body needs energy to maintain normal function. You get that energy from food, which your body breaks down into smaller parts and can either absorb and use or excrete. When you eat carbohydrates, your body breaks them down into glucose, a simple sugar that’s your body’s primary source of fuel. … Read more