So, it’s official, and today being National Red Wine Day, the news perhaps could not come at a more opportune time: the wine-drinking people have spoken, and it appears that as for America’s favorite type of wine, red beats white.
As much as we realize that to many reading this, dem’s fightin’ words, a recent survey of 2,000 Americans taken by the researchers at NationalToday.com reveals a variety of things about how we take our grapes. Among these are the following:
80% OF AMERICANS LOVE WINE
12% like it so much that they’ve finished an entire bottle by themselves, while 8% say it’s their alcoholic beverage of choice.
1 IN 5 LOVE A GOOD CHEESE PAIRING
15% enjoy pairing wine with cheese. Another 12% of enthusiastic Americans like to pair wine with their meal—cheese or no cheese.
AMERICA’S TOP 5 MOST POPULAR TYPES OF WINE
#1: Red (20%)
#2: White (18%)
#3: Sparkling (13%)
#4: Rose (11%)
#5: Dessert (11%)
AMERICA’S TOP 5 FAVORITE WINE BRANDS
#1: Sutter Home (24%)
#2: Yellow Tail (21%)
#3: Gallo (15%)
#4: Blossom Hill (9%)
#5: Beringer (9%)
So there you have it. And whether the news leaves you feeling jubilant or woeful relative to your personal wine-related leanings, this seems like an excellent occasion to pour a glass and celebrate (or drown your sorrows)
To learn more about National Red Wine Day, you can visit https://nationaltoday.com/us/national-red-wine-day/.