Drink Up: New Study Concludes Wine Can Offset Dementia

The study, which appears in Scientific Reports, shows that wine has an effect on one's glymphatic function, or the way the brain removes toxins. To clear itself of damaging and accumulated proteins like tau and beta amyloid, which are often linked with dementia, the brain pumps in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) to act as a flushing solution. All sorts … Continue reading Drink Up: New Study Concludes Wine Can Offset Dementia

New paranormal cozy and interview: Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

>>>Enter to Win a Print Copy of Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss<<< Paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski thinks she has the perfect paranormal exhibit for the harvest festival—a haunted grape press. But when she’s accused of stealing the press, and her accuser is found murdered, all eyes turn to Maddie. Maddie knows well the … Continue reading New paranormal cozy and interview: Pressed to Death by Kirsten Weiss

Spotlight: Decanting a Murder

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>>>Win one of two print copies of Decanting a Murder on Rafflecopter!<<< Katie Stillwell focuses on two things in her life: work and practicing for her Sommelier Certification with her blind tasting group.   The exam was supposed to be the hardest part of her week, but that was before a body was found at … Continue reading Spotlight: Decanting a Murder

New culinary mystery: CHEF MAURICE and the WRATH of GRAPES

If you enjoy the BBC mystery series Pie in the Sky or M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin mysteries (and you jolly well should), have a look at the Chef Maurice mysteries, by British author J.A. Lang. Chef Maurice and the Wrath of Grapes An invitation to dinner at the home of renowned wine collector Sir William Burton-Trent soon finds Chef … Continue reading New culinary mystery: CHEF MAURICE and the WRATH of GRAPES