Tailoring Wine to Your DNA
on 27 October 2016
Joining forces with Helix (which is backed by the world’s biggest DNA sequencing company), wine delivery service Vinome is claiming they will tailor your wines according to your genetic make-up. The Californian company will apparently choose "'great wines that are perfectly paired to you' based on an analysis of 10 genetic variants in your DNA, collected via saliva samples," but several scientists and public health experts think not only is it nonsense, but also concerning. Find out why at StatNews.