• Alcohol Poisoning

    Can I Get Alcohol Poisoning From Wine?

    Wine is a popular alcoholic beverage often made by fermenting grapes. The final product, on average, contains 12% alcohol by volume, though this number may be higher or lower, depending on the brand of wine. But if you drink the typical kind of wine, 10 fluid ounces of it would contain 1.2 fluid ounces of alcohol. That isn’t a lot compared to other forms of hard liquor, like vodka or whiskey, which often have as much as 40% alcohol by volume. Still, wine is an alcoholic drink, and it can make you drunk. And if you drink more than your body can safely handle, you are at high risk of…