This week in wine? The dogs have it
Dogs have always played a role in the winemaker’s home and vineyard. There is the popular Wine Dogs book series (and, consequently, the Wine Dog Blog); where one can find one, two, three and more, dogs cavorting about, smiling up at their mistresses and/or masters, and prancing among the vines. But I wasn’t expecting to find dogs showing up in an AAWE paper, let alone learn that wine dogs can be much more than mere companions to their folks. Read on.
The American Association of Wine Economist published a paper on a study conducted to see if folks could distinguish dog food from pate. Out of 100 people studied? Only 17% correctly identified the dog food. (Well, at least it was Newman’s Own).