Sinus Envy: Wine Tasters, Wine Taste

A recent study by Penn State’s Sensory Evaluation Center concluded that professional wine critics, tasters, and dedicated collectors, what one journalist dubbed “specialist oenophiles,” have taste buds and sensory apparatuses that differ significantly from those of the general population. In an interview with the British paper The Telegraph, Professor John Hayes, director of the center, […]

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Odyssey, This Is Houston, part 2

Part two on ways to make sure your wine tasting trip doesn’t turn into just another expensive, crummy drunkfest. 7.  Eat, Drink, And Be Merry Wine tasting is something that grown-ups do, so it’s best to plan to act like one as you set out on your hedonic quest. If you’re planning to stop in […]

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