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New Wine Scanner Detects Off Flavors

James Molesworth
Issue: August 31, 2005

Before opening a prized bottle, wouldn't it be nice if you could check the wine's condition? When new technology promised to do just that, New Jersey developer Gene Mulvihill liked the idea so much, he bought the exclusive rights to it and paid $50,000 to build a prototype wine scanner.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2005.

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