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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
19 Dec 2002

The most surprising thing about news reported in the current New Scientist that a white wine as high in health-giving polyphenols as a red has been developed at the University of Montpellier, is that it was the French wot did it.

The French are famously cool about white wine, drinking only a small fraction as much still white…