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Wine Tasting Tips Issue #2 -- New Year Resolution for Greater Wine Tasting Experiences
January 17, 2017
Issue#2 - A New Year to Learn, Practice, Experiment, and get more Wine Tasting Tips and Tools
Don't we all make resolutions at the dawn of every new year and somehow fail to succeed?
This year is different for me as I committed more time to build this unique wine tasting guide that is Wine Tasting Demystified, to make it valuable and resourceful for readers and subscribers.
I do hope you enjoy reading it and that these tips will help you succeed your New Year wine tasting resolutions.
A New Year, a New Look for Wine Tasting DemystifiedI spent several hours this past month to re-arrange the site flow and ease the navigation across the different sections. I organize the information according to 4 pillars:
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Articles Just Published
Sensory NewsIn the last issue of Wine Tasting Tips, we discussed wine and food pairing with a cool new sensory method to check which cheese enhances the best the sensory experience with your favorite wine. Well, if you are not that patient to experiment for yourself, a new app can do it for you.
The wine and cheese pairing app was built by Dr. Gary Bader, a professor at the University of Toronto, who “created an interactive mapping graphic of some 1,000 ideal wine and cheese pairings with the tool he and his team of computer scientists and molecular geneticists usually use to visualise complex gene networks” (bbc, 2016). wineandcheesemap.com is an interactive site that helps you experiment the best pairing whether you start by searching a cheese variety of a grape varietal.
This news was reported by BBC late
Very cool, when you think that the software had been built originally for studying relationships between genes and molecules. A successful transfer of technology.
One Man's Quest To Reinvent The Wheel — The Flavor Wheel, That Is
Dr. Chambers, a renown sensory scientist at Kansas State University recently revisited the way to represent a sensory lexicon. In a recent work on coffee, Dr. Chambers illustrated the attributes connections as a tree with many branches. He also thinks that a 3-D representation would be amazing, even if not that useful for the user. Here is the piece reported by NPR-The salt at the end of December.
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