Out of the Bottle: Tricks of the Trade

In the second episode of our wine science series, Out of the Bottle, Dr. Gavin Sacks of Cornell University’s Viticulture and Enology Program translates popular wine jargon such as “breathing,” “corked,” and “wine tears” into chemistry you can understand. He’ll also give you some tricks you can use to experience the versatility of wine.


Produced by Luke Groskin.
Wine and location provided by Corkbuzz.
Music by Audio Network.
Additional photos and footage provided by Shutterstock by Shutterstock, Juan Carlos, Institute Andaluz del Patrimon Historico,
Actors – Christopher Intagliata, Leese Katsnelson
Wine Wrangler – Sam Flatow

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