Posts made in April, 2016


Anthroenology receives grant


Posted By on Apr 23, 2016

Anthreoenology is pleased to announce we have received a grant from the University of Cambridge to enable us to undertake a longer period of fieldwork during the 2016 harvest period. For those unfamiliar with how academia and research works, this is doubly good news. Not only does it allow us to spend more time on research, but each grant received makes it a bit easier to get future grants. Funding bodies in general don’t like...

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I wondered, back in December, if certain kinds of tasting notes were soulless. I want to return to this point, and take it in a slightly different direction. I want to think about the ways in which tasting notes can be unduly restrictive. One of the starting points for this is further reflection on the WSET fortified wines exam I sat about a month ago, and in particular, one of the wines, an Oloroso sherry. The other starting point is...

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