T/F: In the earliest, ancient Mediterranean civilizations wine was the first drink of the common citizen.
False. At that time, wine was the drink of the priesthood and of the wealthy.
T/F: Scholars who have studied the origins of alcohol abuse agree that the American pattern of prohibiting exposure to alcoholic beverages until age 21 is one of the most effective ways to prevent alcohol abuse.
False. Scholars believe that the Italian pattern of introducing children to diluted wine at an early age in a family setting & an overall social disapproval of drunkenness is one of the most effective ways to prevent alcohol abuse.
T/F: Demographic studies have shown that wine drinkers are better educated & earn more than non-wine drinkers.
At what blood alcohol concentration do most people perceive the maximum relaxation?
Wine provides about how many calories per four-once serving?
T/F: Although wine has a 4000-year history of therapeutic use, it is not considered useful in today's hospital setting in the U.S.
False. Survey of US urban hospitals found that wine was used as an appetite stimulant, for its general therapeutic value, and as an aid to sleep in place of tranquilizers.