Wine Will Save Your Life. Really. (Okay, Hopefully?)

By on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

As reported in the most recent edition of Wine Spectator, biotech researchers in Vienna have found that red wine contains “favorable levels of a chemical currently used to treat type 2 diabetes patients. In time, they say, red wine treatments may offer an alternative to current therapies.” So far, Zweigelt and Blaufrankish top the charts for their diabetes-punking properties. Well, hot damn! Pass the corkscrew, wontcha?

Written by Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto, Toque's East Coast editor, is a food, wine, spirits and travel writer for books and magazines.

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