VINE TIME

Wine is a category on the move, and wellness is playing a big part. According to the Organic Trade Association, sales of organic wine hit $80 million in 2005, and are expected to grow at 17% a year through next year. Red wine in particular has ridden a strong wave of positive health news since the late 1980s, when moderate consumption was found to reduce inflammation, cholesterol and heart disease.

Wine is a category on the move, and wellness is playing a big part. According to the Organic Trade Association, sales of organic wine hit $80 million in 2005, and are expected to grow at 17% a year through next year. Red wine in particular has ridden a strong wave of positive health news since the late 1980s, when moderate consumption was found to reduce inflammation, cholesterol and heart disease. Organic varieties further build on that reputation.

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