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From Salon.com: the problem with wine tasting

Adam Rogers wrote a fascinating piece in Salon — distilled from his 2014 book "Proof; the Science of Booze" — on just how hard it is to accurately describe and qualify flavors and aromas in wine tasting, and how few people — including the self-appointed experts — can really do it accurately…I present an excerpt here as a cautionary tale to expert beer tasters — I’m sure there are some (not me, I’ve never claimed to be) but I’m equally sure that not all who claim to be great tasters actually are…