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White Wine vs. Red Wine

When you’re reaching for a glass of vino at the end of a long day, do you reach for white or savor red? Most of us have a favorite when it comes to red or white wine. For instance, while red vintages reportedly offer more heart healthy advantages—don’t discount the health merits of white wine just yet.

Let’s find out which vintage offers the most health benefits…

1. Calories and Carbohydrates

You don’t have to whine about the calorie and carbohydrate differences between your favorite vintages—red and white wines are pretty much neck in neck (or rather stem to stem) when it comes to calorie content and carbohydrate nutritional values.

You’ve likely been told that white wines promise a few less calories per glass. However, it’s only a very slight difference with most white wines containing 2 to 4 calories less per 5-ounce glass.

Red and White Wine

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