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Are We Drinking Too Much?

Is it wine-thirty?

Between work, relationships and the kids every parent needs some time to unwind, but how do you know when it's too much?

Mary Fisher, staff writer for The Stir, and a panel weigh in on the controversial topic and offer some simple tips on how to relax with a drink within limits.

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CROZET, VA - SEPTEMBER 6: Visitors have a picnic and wine at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, VA on September 6, 2014. The vineyard hosts polo matches on weekends. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
HEALDSBURG, CA - MAY 2: Northern California's Wine Country appears to be headed for another large vintage despite the current drought conditions on May 2, 2014, in Healdsburg, California. Heavy rains in February rains filled most reservoirs, but 2013 was the driest year in recorded history and the water 'State of Emergency' crisis still exists for all of California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
This June 2014 photo shows terraced vineyards at Boa Vista in Portugal. These mountain-hugging terraced vineyards produce one of the most recognizable wines in the world and the most visible export of this economically struggling country. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
A woman harvest white grapes on September 15, 2014 at 'La Louviere' vineyards in Leognan, southwestern France. AFP PHOTO JEAN PIERRE MULLER (Photo credit should read JEAN PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY SANDRA LAFFONT A picture taken on September 18, 2014 shows bottles of red wine from Bordeaux vineyards in a wine shop in Paris. Sales of bag-in-box represent 34,8% of the wine market in supermarkets in France behind the sales of bottles, (54,7%) . AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)
This June 2014 photo shows terraced vineyards along the Douro river near Pinhao, Portugal. These mountain-hugging terraced vineyards produce one of the most recognizable wines in the world and the most visible export of this economically struggling country. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell'Orto)
A hiker makes his way through the vineyards near Fellbach, southern Germany, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014. Weather forecasts predict less rain and rising temperatures for Germany. (AP Photo/dpa, Sebastian Kahnert)
Tyler Dahl, left, and his father Robert work at removing wine barrels from a damaged rack following an earthquake at Dahl Vineyards Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Yountville, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage and left at least three critically injured in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday, igniting fires, sending at least 87 people to a hospital, knocking out power to tens of thousands and sending residents running out of their homes in the darkness. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
WUERZBURG, BAVARIA, GERMANY - 2014/09/19: Silvaner grapes are growing at the large vineyards of the winery 'Juliusspital Wuerzburg'. (Photo by Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images)
WUERZBURG, BAVARIA, GERMANY - 2014/09/19: A man is harvesting Silvaner grapes at the large vineyards of the winery 'Juliusspital Wuerzburg'. (Photo by Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images)
In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a farm worker sorts Pinot Noir grapes just picked in the Lee Vineyard on the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif. Some losses from the Aug. 24th 6.0 earthquake can’t be fixed or replaced, like the “library wines,” bottles from past vintages, that were shattered. At the Saintsbury winery on the southern end of the Napa Valley, about half its library, or 400 bottles, shattered, which is a loss for the winery and for connoisseurs who enjoy its prized pinot noir and chardonnay. The winery also lost some barrels, mostly empty, and had a damaged water tank, but harvest went on. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, Pinot Noir grapes just picked from the Lee Vineyard are shown in a bin on the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif. Some losses from the Aug. 24th 6.0 earthquake can’t be fixed or replaced, like the “library wines,” bottles from past vintages, that were shattered. At the Saintsbury winery on the southern end of the Napa Valley, about half its library, or 400 bottles, shattered, which is a loss for the winery and for connoisseurs who enjoy its prized pinot noir and chardonnay. The winery also lost some barrels, mostly empty, and had a damaged water tank, but harvest went on. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery, in the Carneros appellation, began its harvest Friday four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
MADISON, VA - SEPTEMBER 8: A glass of rose at Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, VA on September 8, 2014. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CROZET, VA - SEPTEMBER 6: Ellen King harvests chardonnay her her family vineyard -- King Family Vineyards -- in Crozet, VA on September 6, 2014. Tom Sutton, left, helps with the harvest. The family shifted from alfalfa and hay to grapes after a long drought and the suggestion of a man who told the family how their property was perfectly situated for a vineyard. They are producing more and more wine each year. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CROZET, VA - SEPTEMBER 6: Sacramento Tenoria harvests chardonnay grapes at King Family Vineyards in Crozet, VA on September 6, 2014. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - SEPTEMBER 7: A flag rises above a vineyard in Charlottesville, VA on September 7, 2014. The region has blossomed with vineyards and wineries. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
SANTA YNEZ, CA - JULY 27: A grape vineyard on Happy Canyon Road is viewed at sunrise on July 27, 2014, in Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
SANTA YNEZ, CA - JULY 27: A new grape vineyard on Happy Canyon Road is viewed at sunrise on July 27, 2014, in Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
SANTA YNEZ, CA - JULY 27: Oak trees along Armour Ranch Road are viewed at sunrise on July 27, 2014, in Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
SANTA YNEZ, CA - JULY 11: Chardonnay vineyards across the street from Sanford Winery are viewed on July 11, 2014, in Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
SANTA YNEZ, CA - JULY 11: Hillside vineyards at Star Lane Winery, located in the Happy Canyon region, are viewed on July 11, 2014, in Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
HEALDSBURG, CA - APRIL 28: A worker suckers grapevines in a Dry Creek Valley hillside vineyard on April 28, 2014, near Healdsburg, California. Warm sunny skies in Sonoma County Wine Country have made for excellent springtime grape growing conditions. The 2014 grape harvest is expected to be early and large in terms of tonnage. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
HEALDSBURG, CA - APRIL 28: The sun rises over a Dry Creek Valley hillside vineyard on April 28, 2014, near Healdsburg, California. Warm sunny skies in Sonoma County Wine Country have made for excellent springtime grape growing conditions. The 2014 grape harvest is expected to be early and large in terms of tonnage. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
HEALDSBURG, CA - MAY 2: Northern California's Wine Country appears to be headed for another large vintage despite the current drought conditions on May 2, 2014, in Healdsburg, California. Heavy rains in February rains filled most reservoirs, but 2013 was the driest year in recorded history and the water 'State of Emergency' crisis still exists for all of California. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
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