Category Archives: Histamines

The Complete Guide: What You Need To Know About Wine Additives

wine additives

Do you know about these common (and not so common) wine additives? Winemaking, in theory, is such an easy process – you pick grapes, crush them and let the naturally present yeast work its magic. Using the sugar from the grapes, the yeast turns the resulting liquid from grape juice into wine.  But life isn’t […]

What Is Vegan-Friendly Wine?

Vegan-friendly Wine

What is vegan-friendly wine?  The natural wine movement has been the biggest game-changer in the 21st-century wine world and for very good reasons. To class a wine as natural, the general idea is that the whole production of the wine, from the growing of the grapes (using organic, biodynamic or sustainable farming practices) to the […]

Histamine Free Wine? Low Histamine Wine Is It a Thing?

Histamine

Histamine free wine, is it a thing? Do you experience unexplained headaches when drinking wine? Does your face flush when you drink red wine? If you’ve suffered from seasonal allergies or food allergies, you may have noticed that antihistamine medications like Zyrtec, Allegra or Benedryl provide quick relief of your symptoms. This is because histamine is […]

Why Do Some Wines Give You a Headache?

Why do some wines give you a Headache

Why do some wines give you a headache? This is a common question these days. Aside from drinking too much, there could be a legitimate reason for your pain! Some people believe that post-wine headaches are caused by sulphites in wine but this myth has since been debunked by experts. Instead, we should be pointing the […]