Health Report: Moderate Drinking Linked to Longer Lives, But Is It the Wine?

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: December 15, 2010

Numerous studies have found a link between consuming alcohol in moderation and living a longer life. The common interpretation is that the drink itself is behind the results, that either a moderate amount of alcohol or the polyphenols in red wine provide health benefits. Wine Spectator's Jacob Gaffney explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 23, 2010.

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