The topic of a recent discussion that I had with Michael Mondavi was wine tasting, specifically sensory evaluation and objective analysis. It had been a long time, Mondavi admitted, since the late 1960s when he had attended the University of California at Davis as a part-time student, yet the lessons that he learned there about the proper way to taste remained crystal clear.
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