Wine scientist thinks he has the best job in the world
Learning what makes a great bottle of wine is about more than just the taste test. What are the qualities that separate a cheap bottle of plonk from the finest wines Australia has to offer? What is the best way to keep a bottle of wine fresh? And why are screw caps superior to traditional cork tops? These are just some of the questions that Dr Markus Herderich has spent a career investigating. As the group manager of research at the Australian Wine Research Institute, he is lucky enough to follow his “passion about wine and science” during his day job.