While drinking enough of any type of booze will inevitably make you feel worse for wear, it turns out that red wine is the biggest hangover culprit.
According to our Her.ie sisters, it’s all down to ‘congeners’, which give the wine it’s dark colour.
Drinks that are higher in congeners are darker in colour – meaning red wine has considerably more than white.
According to ABC, congeners are a toxic byproduct of the fermenting process, and while the body breaks them down, toxins are released causing us to feel unwell.
And that thumping red wine headache? It’s not a figment of your imagination – it’s actually down to tannins in the drink, a flavonoid that makes the wine dry.
Pass the water jug.