The primary pleasures of wine are sensory and emotional. But like sports and stocks, wine also lends itself to the accumulation and analysis of data. Whether it's the percentage of a certain grape variety in an estate blend, or the variations among vintages in a favorite region, wine drinkers love to dissect and compare.
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