Celebrate National Wine Day with these fast facts

Some like to crack open a beer after a long work day, others like to pour a glass or two of wine.

Today's the day to go with the wine, as May 25 marks National Wine Day.

Yes, there's a day on the unofficial calendar set aside to celebrate all things wine. 

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And to help make you sound like you know the difference between a sauvignon blanc and a chardonnay, here are some fast facts about the drink of the gods.

How many grapes are stomped, squished and juiced to make a single bottle of wine?

About 2.4 pounds.

How many glasses should you get from a bottle?

Turtle Run Winery said four.

How did wine come to be?

Experts said that it is believed that wine was drunk to purify water. If you take 10 to 25 percent wine and combine it with water from a creek, and let it sit for 30 minutes, the creek water is drinkable, Turtle Run Winery said.

Wine can be healthy

It helps with digestion and includes 1,500 natural chemical compounds.

What country produces the most wine?

Italy is at the top, according to Delish, with France, Spain, the U.S. and Argentina rounding out the top five.

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