flavour

UK wine drinkers ‘in a rut’

UK consumers are more likely to ditch their partners than their favourite tipple, a new survey has found, suggesting the nation is in a wine rut.

‘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.

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.

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.

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