Women Are Happier Drinking White Rather Than Red Wine, Study Reveals

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WOMEN are happier drinking white rather than red wine, experts say.

They found emotions such as joy and happiness were enhanced by fruity and floral white wines.

Getty – Contributor Women were found to be happier drinking white wine

But females associated aggression and guilt with drinking aged reds.

Scientists in Spain asked more than 200 volunteers to blind-taste six white, rose and red wines. They were then asked what feelings were evoked.

Dr Carolina Chaya, of the Technical University of Madrid, said: “Women reported significantly higher scores for joyful when consuming white wines.”

The study also found that older drinkers drank to remember, whilst the young drank to forget.

Getty – Contributor The study found that red wine evoked aggression and feelings of guilt

They noted: “ Young adults drink wine for reasons related to disinhibition and social status, while older people use it as a social catalyst, to evoke memories and traditions.”

Overall the report in the journal Food Quality and Preference found: “significant differences found by age for guilty.




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