As any vino afficionado will say, do you really need a reason to enjoy a glass (or two) of wine?
Well, we're going to give you one anyway. Yes, friends, today is "Drink Wine Day"!
Courtesy Punchbowl.com: "The list of benefits for drinking wine is getting longer and longer by the minute. A glass of wine a day has been shown to improve heart health, reduce forgetfulness, help you lose weight, boost your immunity and help prevent bone loss.
Wine has been produced for thousands of years all around the world. It's no wonder why the art of making wine has been perfected over the years. Archaeological sites in Macedonia uncovered evidence of early Europeon wine production that date back more than 6,500 years! In China, traces of crushed grapes were found that are believed to be from the second and first millennium BC."
The article goes on to note wine's popularity in the over 20 million acres in the world dedicated to growing grapes for the sole purpose of making wine. That's a lot of land.
Would you be surprised to know many acres dedicated to wine grapes are right here in New Jersey? If you had read , you wouldn't be.
But, if you're eager to observe this very important holiday as soon as possible, there are plenty of places to pick up a bottle right here in Morristown, including , the Midtown , and the .
And, if you're not much of a wine drinker, Punchbowl.com notes today also is "National Battery Day," which I guess is just as cool.