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So, what does Good's infographic teach us?
Since the mid 1990's, beer consumption (as a percentage of total alcohol consumption) has been trending downward, while consumption of both wine and spirits has been increasing. (Note: as a data person, I'd say you can safely ignore the apparent spike in wine consumption and drop in beer consumption in 2005 - it's far more likely that this result came about as a result of some kind of kinkiness in the data, not in an actual surge and subsequent crash of wine consumption.)
What I find most surprising is that liquor consumption has actually been growing even faster than wine consumption (again, as a percentage of total alcohol consumption) - and the growth of both wine and liquor consumption has come at the expense of beer consumption.
The demographic breakdowns are more predictable - men prefer beer and women prefer wine; young people drink the most liquor; the Midwest prefers beer; and college grads like their vino.
But, the long-term trend suggests that wine consumption is up and will continue rising, and this could, rather unintentionally, end up giving the US a not insignificant public health dividend.