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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s National Drink Wine Day! According to, the idea is to promote the love and health benefits of the drink.

Experts say fermented grapes have been a part of human existence for thousands of years and have played an important role in history and religion.

A woman drinks a glass of wine. (photo: RADEK MICA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wine has also been known to reduce some risks of heart disease and enhance food – in moderation of course.