Archive for October, 2008

Heavy Metals Found in (most European) Wine

Friday, October 31st, 2008

I wonder if this will steer people away from overly “earthy” wines….

Oct. 29, 2008 — Red and white wines from most European nations carry potentially dangerous doses of at least seven heavy metals, U.K. researchers find.

A single glass of even the most contaminated wine isn’t poisonous. But drinking just one glass of wine a day — a common habit in Europe and the Americas — might be very hazardous indeed, calculate biomolecular scientist Declan P. Naughton, PhD, and Andrea Petroczi of Kingston University, London.