Just Another Reason to Drink Wine
Did you know that wine could actually keep you from getting sick? Yup, apparently wine is a fantastic disinfectant for bad mouth germs.
Way back when in 1988, a study examined the antibacterial properties of carbonated drinks, wine, beer, skim milk, and water. The wine had the least amount of live bacteria after two days, meaning it’s actually an effective disinfectant and bacteria can’t survive in it.
Researchers more recently conducted another study and found that wine specifically fights germs in the mouth that cause dental plaque and sore throats.
So, if you feel a little tickle in your throat, forget the Advil – pour yourself a glass of wine instead.