An ongoing medical study at the University of Texas may have found a solution that could give the wine industry a new tool in the authentication of grape varieties. Scientists at the university, with help from colleagues at the University of California, Davis, have developed a sensor that can identify grape varieties in a wine by measuring and identifying the tannins. Wine Spectator assistant coordinator Augustus Weed explains.
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