The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – April 6, 2017

April 6th, 2017

Your brain matters when it comes to wine, and not just the next morning when it’s pounding if you’ve overindulged. Yao Ming does Napa, wine was a big deal in ancient China, and what happens when wine and lava mix? [level-members]

By now you’ve heard how important your sense of smell is in tasting and enjoying wine, so now it’s time to recognize the importance of your brain in your perceptions of wine.

Any basketball fans on your list? If they’re feeling a bit lost with the end of the NCAA tournament, perhaps this story about Yao Ming’s winery will help them through their post-partum issues.

While we’re thinking about China, there’s this piece on Drinking Wine in Ancient China. It’s not just this generation of Chinese who like their grape juice fermented …

What happens when wine and lava mix? Find out in this article from the Portland Mercury.

Finally, we have a tongue-in-cheek look at natural wines. Not everyone’s a fan, apparently.