The Benefits Of Red Wine

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“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”- Ernest Hemingway. Red wine does a lot more than go with meat or cheese. Red wine is an alcoholic drink. It’s made from the juice of red grapes. Red wine is an interesting subject because it has been around for a long time. People have talked about it, though about it and studied the subject. Many people have never heard of the benefits of red wine because when people think of red wine, they think its alcohol its bad for you however, most don’t realize that red wine is in fact,…show more content…
White wine is made by fermenting juice which is made by pressing crushed grapes to extract a juice; the skins are removed and play no further role. After the harvest, the grapes are taken into a winery and prepared for fermentation. At this stage. red wine making is separate from white wine making. The fermentation starts when a yeast culture grows and consumes the available sugar and turns it into alcohol. Red wines are typically fermented at warmer temperatures than white wines. Also, red wines are usually fermented until all the sugar is consumed, creating a dry wine. Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and protecting against artery damage. It 's possible that antioxidants, such as flavonoids or a substance called resveratrol, have heart-healthy benefits. Resveratrol the key ingredient in red wine that helps prevent damage to blood vessels, reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) and prevents blood clots. The resveratrol in red wine comes from the skin of grapes used to make wine. Because red wine is fermented with grape skins longer than is white wine, red wine contains more resveratrol. Another antioxidant in red wine called polyphenol helps protect the lining of blood vessels in your heart.
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