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• Wine Headache? Chances Are It’s Not the Sulfites

Wine Headache? Chances Are It’s Not the Sulfites

THE LATE SENATOR Strom Thurmond was famous—some might say infamous—for a good many things, including a marathon filibuster against the Civil Rights Act, but the South Carolina congressman’s most lasting contribution may be the two words found on every bottle of wine sold in this country: Contains Sulfites. The fiercely anti-alcohol senator successfully lobbied for […]