The Last of the Summer Wine

June 27, 2018

Not only is the world feeling the effects of climate change, we are beginning to taste it, too. Even though the effects of climate change may not seem so immediate, its ramifications are becoming more noticeable. The rise in temperature is bringing a change to one of the world’s most beloved...

Expensive Wine is for Suckers

September 09, 2016

Judging wine is pretty much completely random. Have you ever felt overwhelmed in front of a wall of wine at the store? Did you reach for the cheapest one, or the second cheapest, just in case? Or did you pick the most expensive one from the menu to impress your date? Did you notice a...

Infographic: Beer-Drinking Democracy

December 03, 2012

On the coherence of  liquor and liberty. Many people know that beer is the world’s third-most popular drink, after water and tea. Fewer are aware, however, of the remarkable correlation between a preference for beer, and a preference for democratic institutions. A coincidence? We are not so...