Smile, It’s National Drink Wine Day
After the craziness of the Snowpocalypse we've endured over the last several days, I'm almost certain that no one would criticize you for drinking a glass, scratch that, a bottle..no, wait a minute, a CASE of wine.
Now, I'm not talking getting commode hugging, knee crawling schnockard, hiding out in a dark alley with your bottle wrapped in a paper sack, but today might be the best chance to pop that cork and try and forget all this madness. Hey, it's not like you're going to be driving anywhere, so I'm thinking you're safe.
All kidding aside, today is National Drink Wine Day, so it's perfectly acceptable to have that glass of your favorite fermented grapes.
According to nationaltoday.com,
Wine has been a staple in human culture since its invention in 7000 BC. Some ancient societies enjoyed their wine so much, they even worshiped it!
Worshiping your bottle of Merlot might be taking it a bit too far, but a new survey suggests that nearly three fourths of all American adults will have one or two glasses of wine. However, 9% might go a little over the top and drink at least five glasses, or just finish the whole bottle.
The survey also suggests that Merlot is America's favorite type of wine followed by Zinfandel. Behind that is "I don't know my wine types." (I'm betting that was actually number one but the surveyors were afraid to give it it's rightful designation)
Some other findings from the survey were a little on the humorous side. Like 3% of wine drinkers say they always cry when they drink wine and 9% say that wine gives them worse hangovers than any other type of alcohol.