i'm going to be completely honest with you--I drank a small amount of red wine on a WF, days one and two, in the PM...
Did a 29 day WF. Only water, thereafter.
Some would be horrified, yes, or judgmental.
To me, it is the fruit of the grape, and Life. And I have always felt a deep blessing in a drink of wine.
(well-make that since I gres up! Am now 52)
i think what you put in your mind is far more important than what you put in your mouth.
In my (heart-) mind, I have always approached wine as a sacrement. ( not as any sacraficial "blood" but as the gift of the Divine Mother-Father: Holiness, that through Grace sustains...
Please note: I am not religious, but am a devotee of the essence-teachings of Jesus, Buddha, etc.
as HH the Dalai Lama has said: my religion is Kindness.
bless the World: and the Universe! when you lift a glass tonight!!!! --this will change your mind and heart. (and dissolve fear and guilt)