Today is National Drink Wine Day. According to a survey, 74% of people have just one or two glasses when they sit down to enjoy a glass of vino. 9% say they drink at least five glasses or simply finish the entire bottle. 60% enjoy at least the occasional glass of wine. About one-third (34%) drink wine at least once a month, though Millennials (46%) and those who live in urban areas (43%) are especially likely to consume wine more often.
Considering the various types of wine, 18% of people claim merlot is their favourite varietal. 16% said zinfandel. The third most popular answer was, “I don’t know my wine types.” Generally speaking, red wine (69%) is the most popular among wine-drinking adults, though majorities also say they like white wine (65%) or rosé (55%).
Two-thirds (66%) of wine-drinking adults say that when they’re purchasing a bottle, price is one of the most important factors. More than one-third (36%) say that the brand is important, while 24 percent say the alcohol percentage is something they care about.
The survey also found 9% of people say wine gives them worse hangovers than any other type of alcohol. 9% always buy boxed wine and 3% claim they always cry when they drink wine.
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