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10 Fun Facts about Red wine

10 Fun Facts about Red wine

By: Arlene Gentallan


Drinking red wine has both advantages and disadvantages. Here's what you should know.

Interesting facts about red wine.

1. Did you know that the antioxidant content of 1 glass of red wine is comparable to 2o glasses of apple juice?

2. Red wine has more antioxidant content that white wine. This is because red wine is made by fermenting grapes together with it's antioxidant-rich skin.

3. Fermenting grapes together with it's skin gives red wine it's red color.

4. As red wine ages, it's color changes from dark purple, deep red, to dull brown.

5. Wine contains sulfur dioxide (also known as sulfites), a preservative added to wine. It is also a by-product of yeast fermentation during wine-making. Sulfur dioxide can produce allergic reaction to a small number of people. It can also trigger an asthma attack.

6. Red wine contains histamine which can trigger headache.

7. Histamine in red wine can also trigger an asthma attack!

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