Resveratrol is a naturally occurring compound, famed for its health benefits of lowering cholesterol, protecting brain function and lowering blood pressure.
In 2015 a study showed that Resveratrol had a positive effect on the heart by helping to reduce the pressure exerted on artery walls as the heart beats.
This compound tends to be concentrated mostly in the skins and seeds of grapes and berries. These parts of the grape are included in the fermentation of red wine, hence its particularly high concentration of Resveratrol. This lead to the boom of the health benefits of red wine in particular