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Wine consumption

The general conditions (bottle storage, temperature, opening the bottle, decanting, choice of glass, drinking etc.) are described under the keyword wine enjoyment. The quantities of alcohol that are compatible and probably not harmful to health are explained under Health, where further information and further keywords are also given. The subject of alcohol abuse from antiquity to modern times with bizarre stories and prominent protagonists can be found under intoxication and drinking culture.

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