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Friday 27 February 2015

flavour

Sound found to affect taste perception

Researchers at Oxford University have found that high-pitched music enhances the flavour of sweet and sour foods, while low-pitched sounds enhances bitter flavours.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

‘Sonic’ decanter ready to launch

A decanter that claims to be able to improve the taste of wine using sound waves is on the cusp of being commercialised via a Kickstarter campaign.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Robots to replace wine critics?

Researchers in Denmark have created an artificial tongue they claim is able to assess the effect of tannins in wine more effectively than professional tasters.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Theory of five basic tastes ‘outdated’

The idea that humans can only detect five basic tastes is “outdated” and needs to be revised, according to an Oxford University professor.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Environment has ‘profound’ effect on taste

The environment in which you experience a wine has a “profound” effect on how you will perceive it to taste, according to an Oxford University professor.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Salt found to improve red wine flavour

The former chief strategist of Microsoft believes consumers should add salt to red wine in order to improve the flavour.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 8 Comments »

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