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The world’s oldest bottle of wine dates back to 350 AD.
The word “coffee” comes from the Arabic for “wine of the bean”.
A “butt” was a Medieval unit of measure for wine.
Red Wine Kills Cancer Cells.
Pope Leo XIII carried a hip flask full of wine infused with cocaine.
In 2008, wine started flowing through taps in dozens of homes during a grape festival in Italy due to a technical error.
“Ttongsul” is a traditional Korean wine made from feces, particularly that of humans.
The world’s most expensive wine averages over US$15,000 per bottle.
All champagne is produced in the Champagne region in France. Otherwise it is called sparkling wine.
90% of all wine produced in the world is meant to be consumed within a year or two from when it’s made —an older wine is not always better.
“Under Pressure” was written by David Bowie and Queen during a 24-hour wine and cocaine marathon.
Prince Charles has an Aston Martin that runs on wine.
In 2015, the marijuana market in the U.S. was bigger than craft beer, wine and organic food.
Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs made slaves fan their wine all night to cool it down.
Comet Lovejoy released as much alcohol as the amount found in 500 bottles of wine every second during its peak activity.
The Vatican City drinks more wine than anywhere else in the world: 105 bottles per person per year.
Ancient Greeks asserted that the dilution of wine with water was a mark of civilized behavior.
China is the world’s largest consumer of red wine.
Meteorito is a Cabernet Sauvignon wine that was aged in a barrel with a 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite for a year.
Louis X of France died after a particularly exhausting game of tennis. He drank a large quantity of cooled wine and subsequently died of either pneumonia or pleurisy.