Stories from the world of food and wine that you might have missed this week.
- The future is now! Robot restaurants in China.
- Finally. An explanation for why modern tomatoes lack flavor.
- A very informative article on umami from The Art of Eating.
- For wine geeks, a good article on astringency in wine.
- A comprehensive study at UC Davis hopes to determine whether wine will age properly with screw caps.
- Do we want all ingredients in wine listed on the label?
- If you are curious about how wine barrels are made here is a video that demonstrates the process.
- Grocery stores may start growing vegetables on the roof.