7 Wonderful Wine Facts

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7 Wonderful Wine Facts

7 Wonderful Wine Facts

Wine. What can I say about wine? It’s delicious, nutritious and good for the heart! Besides an array of sweet to dry tastes, wine is more than just a great tasting muscle relaxant. Here are some wonderful wine facts to unwind to.

1. You can bathe in wine! A unique spa containing real red wine located in Japan boasts a giant 3.6m tall wine bottle. They claim a wine bath is a revitalization treatment for the body., and it has been said that the Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra loved to bath in wine. There are regular performances of pouring real wine into the spa a few times a day.

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2. There’s no need to buy a still for homemade wine.  Just stuff a dead seagull into a bottle of water then leave in the sun to ferment for a while. In case you were wondering, it’s an Arctic thing, so that should explain it.

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3. Dandelions provide 750% your recommended daily intake of Vitamin K. Making dandelion wine? Totally possible and a great way of getting your vitamins.

4. Waiter, There’s Coke In My Wine! In order to show their wealth, some Chinese pour them and their guests expensive wines and add Coke, Sprite, or lemonade to make it tastier.

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5.  Is Champagne the same as wine? Yes! Champagne is a type of wine that’s made from fermented Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes using the same cultivation process.

6. Grape juice mix was sold with a warning during prohibition stating: “After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine.”

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7. From a meat marinade to a skin softener, wine has many underutilized uses. But, if you’re an earth loving eco-friendly kind of dude or dudette like Prince Charles, you can appreciate the fact that he uses it to power his vintage Aston Martin, which runs on biofuel made from surplus wine as a way to reduce his carbon emissions.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29:  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge drive from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House in a decorated vintage Aston Martin sports car on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 29: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge drive from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House in a decorated vintage Aston Martin sports car on April 29, 2011 in London, England. The marriage of the second in line to the British throne was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and was attended by 1900 guests, including foreign Royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry of the Royal Wedding (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

 

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