Think wine connoisseurship is nonsense? Blind-tasting data suggest otherwise

May 17, 2017, 1:13pm


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“WINE tasting is bullshit”, proclaimed Robbie Gonzalez of the i09 blog a few years ago. Citing a series of academic studies, he argued—in rather more colourful language than their authors’—that there was no substance to the assessments of a wine′s quality made by wine “experts”, or their overblown language.
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