Measuring a wine’s pH provides clues to acidity and character, but it doesn’t tell you everything
How bartenders use techniques like milk washing to improve the flavor and mouthfeel of some cocktails
How bartenders use sugar in mixed drinks—and what researchers say about our perception of sweetness
Bartenders are playing with pressure, temperature, and time to get flavor faster
Wine professionals discuss sulfur’s impact on everything from oxidation to aromatic compounds and texture
Understanding enzyme use in winemaking can shed light on the nature of grapes and wine development
Wine professionals discuss how tannin management in the vineyard and cellar influences the expression of tannins in wine
With little or no sulfites added, natural wines should be more at risk of oxidation. So why do some yield reductive notes?
Examining the effervescence in sparkling wine and its influence on mouthfeel, flavor, and aroma
Wine experts discuss what differentiates esters from other aroma compounds
Glassmakers and wine experts weigh in on glassware design and the sensory perception of wine
Evaporation and oxidation are the main forces at play, but what’s really happening to the wine?
Bartenders weigh in on shape, size, cut, and clarity—and how to choose the right ice
Wine professionals discuss the impact of wild and commercial strains on fermentations