Can a robot detect wine faults?
2 Aug 2006 by JR
Steve Dutton, Germany:   Here is a link to an article in New Scientist about a wine tasting robot that is supposed to be able to "sniff out" certain kinds of deception. It needs to be tested against professional tasters. Jancis, as you are now a documented hyper-taster, are you going to volunteer to go "palate a palate" with the wine-bot?   me:   I’d have to be feeling a lot less jetlagged even to give an answer, let alone do it. And, at the risk of being boring, all that hypertaster stuff does is measure the number of tastebuds on the tongue. Nothing to...

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