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Wine & Health: Red Wine May Help Protect the Brain, Study Finds

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: October 31, 2007

Moderate red wine consumption may prevent the brain from suffering damage caused by alcohol, according to recent research from Portugal. The study, published June 8 in the journal Neuroscience, found that rats given heavy amounts of red wine did not suffer memory damage when compared to rats that were given pure alcohol.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 27, 2007.

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