Today's face-off compares the Google-popularity of the common beverage categories (excluding the unprepared, naturally-available milk and water):
Scale is based on the average worldwide traffic of wine in all years.
Wine triumphs! Does this mean the US is a top wine consuming nation after all? Of course not: according to US government statistics, Americans for instance consume 11 times more coffee than wine:
Of course, the annual peak of wine consumption at year's end doesn't hurt as is evident in the Google Trends graph.
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