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Red wine and white wine have health benefits, though red wine is arguably better for you. It is filled with antibiotics and can help curb your cholesterol and lower your blood pressure.


Wine is made through the fermentation of grapes or other types of fruit; around 99.9 percent of the world's wine is made from grapes. The process involves harvesting the grapes, crushing them, fermenting them, allowing the wine to age and then bottling it.


Dry wine is any wine that contains very little or no residual sugar. Dry wines typically do not have a sweet taste, due to their lack of sugar.


Alcohol-free wine is wine that is produced traditionally, with the alcohol then extracted through the process of distillation. Non-alcoholic wine is popular among teetotalers and people with health issues, particularly weight gain.


While drinking alcohol in excess may hurt your health, drinking red wine in moderation has many health benefits. A glass of red wine can protect against certain types of cancer, slow memory loss, fight weight gain and prevent cavities, according to Everyday Health.


Although it varies by brand and type, dry wine contains very minimal amounts of sugar per glass, medium wine contains anywhere from .5 to 2 grams of sugar per 5 fluid ounce glass, and sweet wine can contain up to 6 or more grams of sugar per glass. Red wine typically ha...


Wine goes bad after opening from prolonged exposure to oxygen and the action of lactic acid-producing bacteria. Oxygen exposure oxidizes chemical components of the wine, while the bacteria ferment the wine in the same process used to produce wine vinegar.