by Qian Janice Wang and Domen Prešern. Blind wine tasting refers to the practice of tasting a wine without seeing the label, and deducing the grape variety, location of origin, and vintage of the wine based on what one perceives and infers from the glass...more fromScience and Wine
21/02/2018 Oxford trumps Cambridge again, but next year...?
by Jancis Robinson. Oxford romped home, again, in yesterday morning's Oxford v Cambridge wine-tasting match organised by Champagne Pol Roger, notching up a total score of 768 points to Cambridge's 632...more from Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages
21/02/2018 Oxford wins in 65th Varsity blind tasting
by Rupert Millar. Oxford’s wine tasting team came out on top yet again against Cambridge in this year’s Varsity match, the university’s fourth win in a row and 41st in total...more from The Drinks Business
June/July 2017 Supertasters among the dreaming spires
by Dan Rosenheck. Are wine connoisseurs scientists or charlatans? Dan Rosenheck experiments with the Oxford and Cambridge wine-tasting teams...more from The Economist 1843
17/05/2017 Think wine connoisseurship is nonsense?
by The Data Team of The Econimist. Drinkers at the 2017 Oxford-Cambridge wine-tasting contest performed far better than random chance would indicate...more from The Economist