Tasting the money


Rebecca Yeamans is the tasting-room manager for Afton Mountain Vineyards in Virginia. She writes a blog called The Academic Wino, which is about ‘dissecting current research related to wine’ – an unusual wine blog brought about by her scientific background and training (a degree in biology and a Masters degree in environmental sciences) and her love of wine. More about Rebecca can be found on her website.

With Jancis’s recent article on Five top destinations for the wine tourist, and Susanna Forbes' account of the small but growing wine tourism in the UK, it's interesting to look...