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There are some absolutely delicious red wines and red wine blends available to suit every palate, but that doesn’t mean everyone should enjoy a tipple.

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Scientists believe the polyphenols found in red grapes’ skin are cardioprotective.

The Copenhagen City Heart Study tracked more than 13,000 people over 12 years and found those who drank 3-5 glasses of wine a day had half the risk of dying from coronary heart disease or stroke as those who never drank.

Canadian cardiologists analysed more than 13 studies to find red wine drinkers had 32 per cent less atherosclerosis than non-drinkers.

Did you know white wine drinkers pour 9.2 percent more vino into their glasses than red wine drinkers?

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