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Tuesday, 05 October 2021 08:30

Blue Zone Diet: Sardinia

Sardinia diet
The island of Sardinia is located west of the Italian Peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea. It is said to be the home of the longest-lived men (1Trusted Source).

The Sardinia diet is a variation of the Mediterranean diet — also called Sardo-Mediterranean — that’s associated with preventing chronic age-related diseases (9Trusted Source, 10Trusted Source).

The Mediterranean diet is characterized by a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, minimally processed whole grains and legumes, nuts and olive oil as main fat sources, moderate fish consumption, and low intakes of dairy, alcohol, and red meat (9Trusted Source).

In contrast, the Sardinian variation includes higher intakes of olive oil, fish, milk and dairy products, and alcoholic drinks (11Trusted Source, 12Trusted Source).

Some of the foods people eat and avoid on the Sardinian diet include (11Trusted Source, 12Trusted Source):

Monday, 20 September 2021 12:13

Prince of Pinot Publishes Zach's Story

Prince of Pinot publishes "My Week with Jim Clendenen" by our manager, Zach Eidson!

Go HERE to read it! A few years back, Zach won a contest to spend a week with legendary winemaker Jim Clendenen. In this engaging piece, Zach tells the inside story of his adventure, the winery, the wine and his relationship with the master. Read it!

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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 15:14

Asheville Wine Focus Group: October

News Release: Wednesday, September 8th, 2021About: The Asheville Wine Focus Group: October

The Asheville Wine Focus Group @MetroWines meets on Wednesday, October 6th from 5:30 to 6:30. Our host will be Gwen Collins of 3 Keys Distribution. Four wines will be poured for your consideration. Join us to be the wine shop buyer for the night!

Wednesday, 08 September 2021 14:49

Blind Tasting League Returns

News Release: Wednesday, September 8th, 202

About: Blind Tasting League Returns

The Blind Tasting League with Andy Hale, Director of Education @MetroWines, returns on Thursday, September 16th from 5:30 to 6:30. Learn the process of deductive wine reasoning to determine what's in your glass.

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