Awesome Wine Facts

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