Last Updated: September 28 2022

Wine is a fermented grape product, commonly ingested as a source of alcohol, that is seen as healthier due to its high stilbene and resveratrol content. There are a variety of other antioxidants in wine that can benefit health.

Wine is most often used for


Wine is a fermented and usually alcoholic beverage made from grapes. It tends to come in two forms, red or white, in which the different processing can yield different levels of colors found in the grape skin (which include resveratrol, anthocyanins, and other bioactives). Red wine tends to be seen as more beneficial due to higher levels of micronutrients.

Most benefit with red wine, epidemiologically, is seen with 300mL of red wine daily, plotted on a J-curve.[1] This is due to a combination of all factors in red wine.

What else is Wine known as?
Note that Wine is also known as:
  • Red Wine
  • White Wine
Wine should not be confused with:

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1.^Dolinsky VW, Jones KE, Sidhu RS, Haykowsky M, Czubryt MP, Gordon T, Dyck JRImprovements in Skeletal Muscle Strength and Cardiac Function Induced by Resveratrol Contribute to Enhanced Exercise Performance in RatsJ Physiol.(2012 Apr 2)
2.^Bobrowska-Hägerstrand M, Lillås M, Mrówczyñska L, Wróbel A, Shirataki Y, Motohashi N, Hägerstrand HResveratrol oligomers are potent MRP1 transport inhibitorsAnticancer Res.(2006 May-Jun)
3.^Long D, Wilkinson KL, Poole K, Taylor DK, Warren T, Astorga AM, Jiranek VA rapid method for proline determination in grape juice and wineJ Agric Food Chem.(2012 Apr 5)
6.^Furusho N, Kubota H, Sato K, Akiyama H, Kawamura YAnalytical method for natamycin in wine using high-performance liquid chromatographyKokuritsu Iyakuhin Shokuhin Eisei Kenkyusho Hokoku.(2011)