Month: March 2014

Could Urinary Tartaric Acid Levels Function as a Proxy for Self-Reported Wine Consumption Habits?

Photo by József Rippl-Rónai [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

One of the major disadvantages to using self-reported alcohol consumption patterns in research studies is that fact that self-reported data may not actually reflect the true nature of individual alcohol consumption rates.  For example, some people may be hesitant to…

When Beetles Attack: X. arvicola in the Vineyards of La Rioja, Spain

Photo By Gilles San Martin from Namur, Belgium (Xylotrechus arvicola) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

This post is sponsored by Grammarly:  “Use Grammarly’s proofreading software because we all know after a glass or two of wine the grammar goggles can get a little cloudy and impair your writing abilities.” Disclaimer: While this post has a sponsor, all…

Book Review: Nose, by James Conaway

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To view a complete list of all the books I have reviewed on The Academic Wino, visit my Wine Book Library page and browse!  To purchase any of the books I’ve reviewed, check out my storefront!  Cheers! The book…