Judging and whining about the judging of wine

David Derbyshire, in The Observer, surveys research about the reliability of wine-tasting: The first experiment took place in 2005. The last was in Sacramento earlier this month. Hodgson’s findings have stunned the wine industry. Over the years he has shown again and again that even trained, professional palates are terrible at judging wine. “The results are disturbing,” says Hodgson from the Fieldbrook […]

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