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Beer Nerd or Wine Connoisseur?

Beer Nerd or Wine Connoisseur?

Beer vs Wine, a very common topic discussed around the world. But do you know which is the more popular? Which has the most illustrious history? Or which is the healthier option? Let’s begin!

For starters, beer is the more popular beverage, having a global consumption of an astonishing 187 billion litres versus the 24 billion litres of wine. That’s basically 2 bottles of beer for every 1 glass of wine.

global consumption of beer and wine

Not all wines and beers have the same calories, however a standard bottle of wine is equivalent to 750cal, while a six pack of beer is of 900cal. Beer has a greater range, from light beers as low as 95cal to Imperial IPAs as high as 360cal. While wine has a shorter range, from light bodied white wine as low as 95cal to dessert wine as high as 260cal*.

Comparison of beer and wine calories

Wine may have the edge in health benefits, with less calories and greater health benefits, but beer wins the popular vote and has the richer history.

Either way, both have great qualities that empower you to enjoy life the way you like. So which alcohol do you prefer? We have both!

Shop online to have a look at our fine selection of wine and beer, or search for a Wine Connection store near you.

Happy shopping!

*References from Daily Mail and

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