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The Good and the Bad of Hot Summers | Wine Tasting Tips #17

It’s definitely summer in the Northern Hemisphere, not surprisingly hot and humid in Atlanta.

This issue of Wine Tasting Tips focuses on how hot summers challenge both vineyards and us, wine consumers. Here are the topics:

* A heatwave that dried grapevines in the South of France

* To chill or not to chill red wine

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* other wine tasting science news.

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How drawing can help understand wine

The use of language to describe wine taste and flavors has been the traditional way wine professionals have communicated with each other and with consumers. Kathryn Latour suggests in this article that drawing might be a better mean to communicate one's wine tasting experience.

Learn more about Dr. Latour's work with this article. The Path to Become a Wine Expert

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Chardonnay in Style and Other Wine Talks | Wine Tasting Tips #16

One one my favorite events is the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (I4C) held every July in the Niagara region (Ontario, Canada). This is a 3-day event open to all wine lovers and it is a true celebration of Chardonnay wines.

This fond memory inspired the first section of this newsletter. I then will invite you to reflect on your language of wine.

In this issue of Wine Tasting Tips, you will discover:

* The 14 Chardonnay wine styles

* The language of wine from an anthropology and a social perspective (this one sounds serious but it’s a fun read!)

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Wine Funky Smells and Other Weird Science News | Wine Tasting Tips #15.

In this issue of Wine Tasting Tips, you will discover:

* The two animals you don’t want to smell in your wine* Physics principles of wine tears

* Why you may also smell with your tongue

* My 3 Wine Tasting Tips

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