From Pythagoras to Pinot: the Genetics of Wine Appreciation

By Brian Ring, PhD. Alongside of the Olympics, gyros, and the concept of democracy, the ancient Greeks also gave us two other important contributions: our word for wine (from the Greek oinos), and the idea of consumer genetics. Pythagoras, the philosopher and mathematician who thought of the Pythagorean theorem also proclaimed, “kyamon apechehesthe”: avoid fava Continue Reading


Vinome launches the First DNA-based Wine Experience

HEALDSBURG, Calif., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vinome isn’t your garden-variety curated wine service. Founded in 2015 by a team of genetic scientists and wine experts, the first DNA-based wine experience harnesses the longstanding science of taste to pair wine lovers and wine discoverers with boutique wine selections on a much deeper level. Using DNA. Vino + Continue Reading