February 18 is National Drink Wine Day!


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(WJHL) Tuesday marks a day that encourages everyone to be active… or to actively drink wine!

National Drink Wine Day is celebrated on annually on February 18, according to NationalToday.com.

According to a survey of 1,000 people by National Today, 42% of Americans say red wine is their favorite. To be fair, 16% of those Americans surveyed said they don’t know anything about different types of wine.

In more specific terms, Merlot was the most popular type of wine, with 18% of American’s saying it is their favorite. Zinfandel and Chardonnay were close behind with 16% and 13%.

National Today reports that 74% of Americans agree that two glasses of wine is plenty for one sitting, but 6% said they normally drink a whole bottle in one sitting.

Some of the fun facts that were found by National Today:

  • 9% of those surveyed have slapped a bag of wine
  • 37% have finished a bottle of wine themselves
  • 3% always cry when they drink wine
  • 42% think a $10 bottle is a nice bottle of wine

For more facts about wine and National Drink Wine Day, click here.

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