Get Drunk, Be Healthy

New Study Pinpoints Health Benefits of Red Wine Over the past few years, a handful of studies have been published drawing a link to drinking red wine and decreased morbidity rates. The organic compound cited in all studies was reservatrol. “Reservatrol is a type...

Bad Science

A bevy of news outlets are reporting that only wine professionals can taste complexity in wine: Ever wondered why you can’t quite detect those hints of vanilla and cardamom touted in a pricey bottle of wine? A new study finds that wine experts—like the wine...

The Fingerprints of Red Grape Varietals

Red wine varietals gain their “fingerprints”, or aromatic signatures, from ESTERS and TANNIN, and are a composite of the three aspects of taste: 1.Mandibular Nerve: sensation of dryness or cutting (TANNIN) 2.Tastebuds: bitterness (TANNIN) (FYI: when you...