Right. Somebody Owes Somebody an Apology…for that Sweet Wine Study

on 21/10/10 at 10:53 am


In the business of gathering news, as the old saw goes, “Dog Bites Man” is not news. “Man Bites Dog,” well, now you have a story that needs to be told.

On my beat, this is the equivalent of that toothy, aggressive guy: A recent study, conducted by Tim Hanni, MW (master of wine), in conjunction with Cornell University, has data supporting the conclusion that, based on individual consumers’ physiology, sweet-wine drinkers are often the most sensitive tasters of wine.

Let that sink in. Now proceed to this thought: Drinkers of white zinfandel may be the most sensitive and best tasters of wine.

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