Tag Archives: Daily Telegraph

• Italian Historians Revive Roman Empire Winemaking Techniques

Italian Historians Revive Roman Empire Winemaking Techniques

Historians in Italy are trying to replicate the type of wine drunk during the Roman empire, after referring to 2,000-year-old texts. The team, based at the University of Catania in Sicily, has planted a vineyard near Catania, using tools and techniques that were used by the Romans. The Daily Telegraph reported that the historians are […]

• The science behind ‘beer goggles’ explained

The science behind ‘beer goggles’ explained

A senior lecturer at Durham University’s Department of Psychology has revealed that the area of the brain that makes us want to mate is the key to the so-called “beer goggles” effect. In her new book, “Getting Your Head Around the Brain”, Dr Amanda Ellison explains that men and women do not see each other […]

• Do you know more than a Brit about wine?

Do you know more than a Brit about wine?

Britons may be the second-biggest consumers of wine in the world but they’re comparatively uninformed when it comes to wine knowledge, a survey shows. Many are confused about the difference between the grape and the region a wine comes from, The Daily Telegraph said Friday. More than half of Britons think Chablis is a type […]