13. On doctor’s orders?
The wine industry might try to promote wine as an intrinsic part of a healthy diet, but there is no doubt that the effects of heavy drinking are calamitous. Learn to distinguish the myths from the realities.
Read as much as you like about the subject of wine and health and you won’t come across many conclusive opinions.
On an almost weekly basis some new study is published promoting the benefits of wine consumption and is contradicted by another blaming wine for a catalogue of ills.
THE GRIM TRUTH
However much the pro-wine lobby might champion the cause of wine consumption, wine is known to be linked to: liver damage, brain damage, cancer, nerve and muscle wasting, blood disorders, raised blood pressure, strokes, ...