Of all the health-related questions that end up in the Wine Spectator electronic mailbag, some get asked with a you-can-set-your-watch-by-it type of regularity. We’ve answered them before, and we’ll answer them again, but I thought I’d address these topics here with the help of Dr. Andrew Waterhouse, professor of enology at the University of California at Davis, to weigh in on the three most enduring topics.
Health Myth No. 1: Wine contains a lot of sugar
Health Myth No. 2: Sulfites in wine cause headaches
Health Myth No. 3: We know what component of wine promotes health