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


Video: Vinome Founders Speak on The Birth of Vinome

Harnessing the science of taste, Vinome analyzes your DNA and taste preferences, then matches you with hard-to-find wines selected for your unique palate. Shop for your wine bottles in our online store or join our wine club and we’ll deliver to your doorstep.   From fighting cancer to curating wine, meet the creators of Vinome 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