About Erol Onel

Erol Onel, MD, is a Scarsdale, New York and Parsippainy, Jersey, pharmaceutical physician who has guided drug company efforts to develop treatments for issues such as prostate cancer, female sexual dysfunction, post-surgical pain. Prior to industry, he served as Chief of the Division of Fertility and Sexual Dysfunction in the Urology Department at Tufts University/New… Continue Reading

Kouroum Vineyard: Putting Egyptian Wine on the Map

Kouroum Vineyard: Putting Egyptian Wine on the Map

When most people think of wine regions, they tend to know about Old World regions, such as Bordeaux, France, or Tuscany, Italy, or New World wine regions, such as Napa Valley in California. However, few people know about the high-quality wines being produced in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), including in Egypt. One…

This Is How Winegrowers Are Adapting to Climate Change

This Is How Winegrowers Are Adapting to Climate Change

If you’re like the average reader, you’ve probably received an overload of information about climate change and how it affects various places around the world, but few people think about how it can affect their day-to-day lives, including the wine they drink. However, climate change could alter some of your favorite grape varietals as a…

12 of the Best Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

12 of the Best Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably been inundated with articles warning about the detrimental effects of alcohol. These articles indeed make many valid points, as excessive consumption of alcohol can wreak havoc on Juan’s organs and body systems. However, when enjoyed in moderation, wine can actually be beneficial for your health. Check out the…

2 of the Best Viticulture and Enology Programs

2 of the Best Viticulture and Enology Programs

Have you ever wondered how winemakers obtained so much knowledge about their craft? While experience or self-study can help further your knowledge, a number of universities offer rigorous viticulture and enology programs that can give you formal training in real-life settings under the tutelage of experienced vintners. The following are two high-quality programs that prepare…

6 of the Best Fortified Wines and How They’re Made

6 of the Best Fortified Wines and How They’re Made

If you’re like most wine drinkers, you’ve probably seen the fortified wine section in your local store, but passed it by because you didn’t know what it means for a wine to be “fortified.” In short, fortified wines are specialty wines that have a higher alcohol content as a result of the addition of a…

How to Become a Master Sommelier

How to Become a Master Sommelier

Are you a wine enthusiast who is thinking about taking your knowledge of wine to the next level to eventually become a sommelier? The process of becoming a sommelier requires arduous work and years of experience, but the knowledge obtained can lead to a rewarding career in top restaurants and hotels.   The Court of…

8 of the Best Ways to Avoid Spoiling Your Wine

8 of the Best Ways to Avoid Spoiling Your Wine

Are you a wine enthusiast but not really sure if you’re storing wine correctly? Don’t worry; you are not alone. In fact, “How do I store wine?” is one of the most common questions that wine consumers ask. The good news is that you don’t have to be a wine expert or need to install…

3 of the Best Wines from Down Under

3 of the Best Wines from Down Under

Have you seen Australian wines at the store but opted for wines from some of the more common wine countries, such as France or Italy? If so, you are missing out on some exceptional wines that are gaining recognition among wine critics and consumers alike. The Land Down Under has developed a reputation for producing…

Why Sustainable Winemaking Is Vital for the Future

Why Sustainable Winemaking Is Vital for the Future

Are you doing your part as a wine enthusiast to contribute to sustainability in the wine industry? Did you even know sustainability was a concern in the wine industry? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. While many individuals are aware of issues surrounding sustainability in other industries, many don’t know exactly what sustainability entails and…

The 2 Best Wine Regions to See in Argentina

The 2 Best Wine Regions to See in Argentina

If you are a wine enthusiast, you’ve mostly likely heard of some of the most famous wine regions in the world, such as Bordeaux in France, Tuscany in Italy, and Napa Valley in the United States. However, many people aren’t aware of the outstanding wines that are coming from South America. Argentina stands out among…