The cold season is here and as you dress warmer and eat more carbohydrates to keep warm, perhaps it is time to consider the wine you take. The cold and rainy seasons call for a distinct pick of your favorite wines. It calls for thicker, lush and rich wines: wine that exude elements of power and distinction to match your pace. Reds help to keep you warm. You therefore don’t have to worry about the cold as it swirls about.
Why red wines?
As the temperatures drop, there is the tendency of going for heartier and richer meals to fill the appetite and keep the body fuelled at the same time, which does not go well with lighter wines. Instead, it is the sweeter and spicier wines that can accommodate these changes in order to fully complement the heartier meals.
Higher in alcohol content, bracing tannins, and often richer in body, red wines easily warm you up from the inside out. It warms the blood, enabling one to remain active in all occasions. There is nothing more soothing to the soul than a glass of fine red wine.
Remedy for Flu
Catching a cold is a major, inevitable downside of this season. Apart from suppressing the winter chills and heating up the heart, research has it that the best remedy for flu sired by the rains and all that, could be hidden in your wine rack. Whether it is with the sore throat, fever, stuffy nose or even the cough. The flavonoids found in wine helps in fighting bacterial infections, thereby preventing severe influenza. What more could you ask for? Fight off those nasty colds with a glass of your favourite merlot or cabernet sauvignon!
Definitely, this cold is not going anywhere anytime soon. All you have to do is make the best of it, and what better way to do that than with your bottle of red wine!