The Science Behind Those Painful Wine Headaches

The Science Behind Those Painful Wine Headaches

Source: The Splendid Table

Has this ever happened to you? You’re enjoying a glass of wine – or two – and suddenly your head hurts like someone ripped a Band-Aid off your brain?  Well, you’re not alone. But what happened? And why do some people never get wine headaches? Dr. Nadia Berenstein is a researcher who writes about science, technology and culture in the context of food for many publications and on her blog Flavor Added. She talked to our friend Russ Parsons about the causes of wine headaches and what some people in the wine industry are doing to curb the painful effects.

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