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