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But since he started offering this in March last year, response has been encouraging. He hadn’t much of a clue how the take up rate would be and by whom, but the signs are showing now. “Local people purchased them for health reasons, some because of their allergy to alcohol and even pregnant ladies wanted to ‘drink’ and not affect the foetus.” Christopher observed. They pretty much fall into the lifestyle lizard compartment, safe for the “health” reasoning. But there’s good and bad news if you are into it for the resveratrol in these wines. These extracts of grape skin had been, for a long time, believed to aid all sorts of ailments including Alzheimer’s and diabetes, plus a claim or two on its cancer cell fighting properties. Conflicting studies show both good and bad reasons – a University of Copenhagen study showed resveratrol actually had the opposite effect on folks a...