• Skepticism

    To Have and To Hold

    In Part 1 of this post, I discussed what happens as a wine ages and its unique relationship with air. In this follow-up, I’ll explain what makes certain wines age-worthy and how to keep your wines happy for however long you can wait before drinking them.  Selecting Wines for Now and Later As I mentioned in my previous post, most…

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  • Science

    Cleanse your Pshhhh

    OK, this is not a feminist article at all, but it does involve another Skepchick favorite: wine.  The Pshhhh I am speaking about cleansing is your palate. Recently, I read an article in Current Biology about palate cleansing and it didn’t leave me satisfied. Their study gave a slightly vague reason about why wine goes with cheese and peanut butter…

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