FOX 26 - National Drink Wine Day was started to celebrate and spread the love of wine. Wine does have its benefits after all. Moderate drinkers of wine have lower risks of liver disease, type II diabetes, certain kinds of cancers, heart attack and stroke. It also can reduce the bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase the good (HDL).While February 18 is observed annually as National Drink Wine Day. So today, sip that Merlot or Chardonnay, and spread the word that it is National Drink Wine Day.