Book reviews 2017 – rocket science

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While Miss GlouGlou may maintain that wine is not rocket science, there are a few erudite minds out there unafraid to embrace the complexity of wine. Not everyone needs wine to be Tweetastic. See Book reviews 2017 – a guide for other reviews. 

Neuroenology 
How the brain creates the taste of wine 
Gordon M Shepherd 
Published by Columbia University Press 
ISBN 9780231177009 
£20, $25 

Gordon Murray Shepherd is the professor of neuroscience at the Yale School of Medicine. At the age of 30, he produced one of the first examples of a brain microcircuit. He was one of the first...