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Pick your poison.

Updated on March 7, 2017
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Red or White?

Red wine is an acquired taste and if your a beginner drinker you probably want to start off with a white wine and gradually try red. Red has more complex flavors and requires an appreciative palate. It can be very beneficial so we will be exploring some of the ways red wine can actually help you and your body.

Heart Happy

Red wine benefits your heart because of the effects of restervol it can aide against heart disease. It isn't necessarily any better than beer or other types of alcohol ,but if you are going to partake in alcohol why not partake in red wine and get the extra heart boost as well as a buzz. Also, red wine can lower your blood pressure and increase you red blood count. Also, research shows that red wine boost your immune system considering it is made from dark berries. These berries have antioxidants in them that can also fight against aging.

Organics

Organic wine can also be an extra incentive to drinking wine. Organic wine is free of sulfates. So it's possible that you can drink a lot more and not feel the side effects of a hangover, So you can get a great buzz, help your heart and still not be sick the next day. Frey is a great organic wine, the vineyards are America's first organic winery. The way to start organic wine is by producing organically grown grapes.

In addition,National wine drinking day is celebrated on Feb 18th to acknowledge the positive benefits of drinking wine and how it can bring people together.

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Cheers

Some people drink wine for many reasons,like at dinner with their meal. Some people like to only drink on special occasions or holidays. Whatever the reason, please drink responsibly Never try and drink and drive or drink while your pregnant Drinking isn't for everyone and alcohol can effect the body in different ways for different people. Take note of the alcohol content at the bottom of the bottle. Also take note of the year that the wine was made. The year on the bottle represents the year that the wine was bottled,so the older the better. If the wine bottle does not have a year, it means the wine was made with grapes from different years.

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How to taste.

Here is a video on how to taste your wine, to get the most out of it. The woman in the this video really stirs it up,you can probably still stir once and get the same effects. Happy wine tasting!

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    • rainpurplewine profile imageAUTHOR

      Elizabeth 

      5 years ago from ATLANTA,Ga

      Thanks Cherrycrime I need to check my groupon for great deals on wine tasting. It's always a good experience.

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      January Moon 

      5 years ago from NY, Now Living in Atlanta Ga

      This is a great hub on wine tasting, I love wine tastings, groupon has a few deals on wine tastings.

    • rainpurplewine profile imageAUTHOR

      Elizabeth 

      5 years ago from ATLANTA,Ga

      Thanks so much dallas! Yes, wine tastings are a great way to discover wines you wouldn't have normally found on your own. Thanks for reading :)

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      dallaswriter 

      5 years ago from North Carolina

      Beautifully written and very informational. I attend several wine tastings a year (it's something my honey and I often do to get away) and this was right on Que. voted up and useful!!!

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