Photographer's Note

Last week we visited the dutch castle of Vorden,
behind a window of a conference room one could see
this funny scene,created by somebody with a sense
for black humor.
Converted to B/W except the bottles.

The health effects of wine (and alcohol in general) are the subject of considerable ongoing debate and study.
It now seems clear that regular consumption of up to 1-2 drinks a day (1 standard drink is approximately equal to 5 oz, or 125 ml, of 13% wine) does reduce mortality, due to 10%–40% lower risk of coronary heart disease, for those over the age of 35 or so . Originally, the effect was observed with red wine. Compounds, known as polyphenols, are found in larger amounts in red wine, and there is some evidence that these are especially beneficial. One particularly interesting polyphenol found in red wine is resveratol, to which numerous beneficial effects have been attributed. With larger amounts, however, the effect is compensated by the increased rate of various alcohol-related diseases, primarily cancers of mouth, upper respiratory tract, and ultimately, cirrhosis of liver.
(from Wikipedia)
A good and healthy week to everybody!

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