Monday, February 23, 2009

Wine trivia

  • The first wines produced were credited to the Mesopotamians in 6,000 B.C.
  • There are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes that exist in the word today.
  • To make a bottle of wine, you need about 1.13 kilograms of grapes.
  • Of all commercially produced wine in the world, about 98 percent is consumed within a week of purchase.
  • Wine is 86 percent water, 11.2 percent alcohol, and 2.8 percent other substances. Experts say that over 250 compounds have been identified within that 2.8 percent.


  1. You have some intresting facts on your blog like i did not know that about 98 of wine gets drunk within a week.

    And thank you for puting me on your featured List if you need any help making a heading for you blog I could see about making you one.

  2. same here, I don't drink that's why i amazed me. thanks..I would love that..

  3. Great facts; miay use them on one of my 'did you know' post on my wine blog.

  4. yeah, can us would be my honor..keep in touch.

  5. Similarly, a shampoo is about 80% water!