Why Good Wine Tastes Like Buttery Popcorn

This article was originally posted on RealClearScience.

My wife and I regularly travel to Eastern Europe. Last time we were there, we went to Bonyhad, Hungary, a small town about two hours outside of Budapest. The nominal purpose of our trip was to visit her aunt and uncle; in reality, there was a winery nearby that my father-in-law was dying to show me, which was perfect, because as it so happened, we were running low on booze. Continue reading