Monday, February 18, 2013

Didja Know 2-18 Is National Drink Wine Day? #IHHS #IHHS12 #IHHS13

Didja know it's National Drink Wine Day?! We may just have to's noon somewhere, eh? One of our fav wine accessories are these reusable silicone wine caps we picked up last year from the @international International Home + Housewares Show #IHHS12

ChiIL Mama will be back to cover #IHHS13 next month. It's not open to the public so check in with us for the sweet scoop on colorful housewares, family 

friendly home goods, and an overarching eco-friendly emphasis.   Look for the #IHHS hashtag for all of our related photo filled features.

According to Punchbowl:

February 18, 2013 is

Drink Wine Day

Today is Drink Wine Day! Pop the cork and enjoy a refreshing glass of Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot, Shiraz, or Zinfandel in honor of the occasion!
People have been producing wine since at least 6000 B.C. There are dozens of ancient legends about humans who accidentally consumed fermented grapes and became intoxicated, which is probably how wine was first conceived. Eventually, people began experimenting with the fermentation process. The methods for making wine spread from the region of Mesopotamia to Egypt, Greece, Rome, France, Spain, and eventually the New World. Today, over 20 million acres of the earth’s surface are dedicated to growing grapes for wine.
Studies have shown that drinking a glass of wine a day improves heart health, reduces forgetfulness, boosts immunity, and increases bone density.

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