Tag: wine

Maternity Leave Wrap-Up

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Hello, everyone! Just a quick check-in today to let you know that starting next week The Academic Wino will be back with all new articles (written by yours truly)!  Unless any late-breaking guest posts come into my inbox over the…

Wine Literature Review Lightning Round: 11th Edition

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It’s very difficult, if not impossible, for one single person to thoroughly review every single piece of peer reviewed literature related to wine that is published every day. This Wine Literature Review Lightning Round series presents three new papers (within the past…

The Influence of Moderate Wine Consumption and Ambiance on Mood: A Psychological and Physiological Analysis

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It has been well documented that mood is affected in part by the endocannaboid system in both animals and humans. Specifically, levels of various endocannaboids (ECs) and their receptors have been directly implicated in mental health conditions such as anxiety…