How to Monitor Wine Consumption at Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are in full swing, which means most of us are inclined to imbibe in a couple glasses of wine here and there. Looking to keep your intake in check? According to “Quick Trick for Drinking Less” in  Bottom Line Personal, “[d]rink wine from a narrow glass, and place it on a table before pouring if you are trying to reduce your consumption.”

Practicing these simple tricks means you will pour 9% to 12% less than you would have. “People tend to drink more wine when using wide glasses and holding a glass while pouring the wine into it,” the article said.

Source: Bottom Line Personal

Information for this article was gathered from a study of 73 people who drank at least one glass of wine per day by researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University, published in Substance & Misuse.

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