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Region matters when picking wine for health benefits

July 12, 2013

"With the reds, we're going to stay in the North, Northeast (of Italy)," said Dan Amatuzzi, Eataly's wine director. "We go to Friuli, and Friuli is known for their Bordeaux-style wine - so Cabernet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. They're full body, but they're very silky, very soft, very velvety… full of antioxidants and polyphenols and other good things."