Awesome Wine Facts

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1. Drinking wine before a meal makes you eat 25% more.
2. A £5 bottle of wine tastes better if you’ve paid £45 for it.
3. It takes 700 grapes to make one bottle of wine.
4. Red wine kills cancer cells.
5. Putting wine in a blender for 20 seconds is a method of aeration that soften the tannins in the wine and can make cheap wine taste amazing
6. Wine can be ‘aged’ by passing it through an electric field for three minutes.
7. Wine drinkers pour 12% more wine into a glass they’re holding than one that’s sitting on the table.
8. A big reason why menus list a very expensive wine is to make everything else on the menu seem more reasonable.
9. In wine-tasting, a ‘cat pee aroma’ is a compliment.
10. Red wine can kill cancer cells.
11. A blind taste test found most people are unable to tell the difference between a cheap wine and an expensive one.
12. ‘Response to Those who Criticise Me for Spending Money on Old Wine & Prostitutes’ is a lost work by Aristippus, a disciple of Socrates.

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