Wine: One of the oldest drinks in the history of mankind. It’s delicious, and you’re sure to impress at dinner parties if you can whip out a few fun facts. Even the biggest wine fans may not have heard of a fantastic compound called resveratrol. It’s a pretty big deal in both the wine industry and medical profession. So what is it? Resveratrol is produced by several plants in response to injury or when the plant is under attack by pathogens. In other words, resveratrol is a natural curative antioxidant compound found in plants; particularly red wine grapes.