RECENT NEWS04/07/2010 - 16:35 Chemistry
Cap or cork, it’s the wine that matters most
SAN FRANCISCO — Don’t judge a wine by its cover. In a survey of the chemistry and flavor of pinot noir and chardonnay, consumers couldn’t discern wines capped with natural corks from screw caps, scientists reported March 25 at the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society. The results suggest that the...
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