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Open The Bottle & Raise Your Glass To The Health Benefits

Open The Bottle & Raise Your Glass To The Health Benefits
24 Jan 2023

Louis Pasteur says, “wine is the most healthful and hygienic of beverages”, and indeed that is true. This classic red elixir is not only for delighting your palate but also has many proven health benefits. 

Consuming a glass of wine (for women) and 2 glasses (for men) can prevent many serious health conditions. For instance, red wine is a powerhouse of antioxidants that can protect your cells from free radicals and mitigate the risk of cardiovascular and other diseases.

Sipping a glass of red wine with dinner has been a significant part of the Mediterranean culture for ages because of its apparent health benefits. 

In fact, it is equally popular in the Caribbean. There is a wide variety of premium wines in Cayman, which are must-try if you are a wine connoisseur. 

Returning to the subject, read below to know the benefits of drinking wine!

Red Wine: A Vintage Bottle That Holds The Cure

Is red wine and inflammation related? And which is the best red wine for anti-inflammation?

Research by Reuters Health in New York shows women who consume red wine reduce the chance of inflammation in their blood vessels. However, the consumption should be a moderate amount. 

Cannonau – Grenache from Sardinia is the most preferred wine for inflammation as it has 2-3 flavonoids compared to others. Therefore, consisting of more antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. 

It is advised to consult your doctor before including wine in your lifestyle.

How is red wine linked with arthritis? 

Many don’t know that red wine is associated with arthritis. Studies have shown that patients who consume half or a glass of wine can lower the risk of facing knee osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 

There is an ingredient called resveratrol used in the making of red wine. It is a chemical compound that decreases the pro-inflammatory and pro-degradative soluble factors. It is also a modulation of cellular and humoral responses. Simply put, it is known for preventing knee damage. 

How can red wine improve your immune system? And which wine is the best?

Having a strong immune system is crucial for your health, especially after the massive outbreak of Covid-19. Your immune system should be strong as it protects you from critical health concerns. One of the best ways to boost it is by drinking red wine. 

A study at the University of Florida claimed that, unlike other alcoholic beverages, red wine does not interfere with your immune system. As a matter of fact, it boosts your immune system, thereby protecting you against illnesses. So, an occasional glass or two of wine does no harm to your body. 

Pinot Noir and Malbec are the two perfect choices for your immune system. Each of them has an abundance of resveratrol which helps strengthen your immune system. 

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo, Petite Sarah, and Tannat are a few more wine options for the Immune system.

Want to sit, sip and taste more wines like these? Come, visit the Grand Old House! We are soon hosting wine-tasting events like - La Bella Italia on February 1st, The Maverick's of Wine on February 15th, and Aged Napa Goldies on March 1st. All three events start at 5:30 PM, so it is time to set your calendars and take advantage of the spectacular events!

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By the ocean!

We are a premium waterfront restaurant in Grand Cayman with over 25,000 wines from around the world. We are renowned in Cayman for consistently winning the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence

We even have an exquisite and spacious wine room for you to relish your palate with wines from Italy, Spain, Austria, Germany, the Rhone Valley, and more. 

To make a reservation, Call us at +1 345 949 9333 or mail us at