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Fruits of the vine

Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2013

An investigation into the chemistry of wine making from The New Curiosity Shop.

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Are great wines a product of special processes, a special soil, or just centuries of marketing hype? This episode of The New Curiosity Shop from 1992 investigates the chemistry of wine. Using a phone or tablet? Here's a direct link to the audio. You can find the transcript here: Transcript

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