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Wine and music: perfect pairings

Listening to waves crashing on a beach has been proven to relax us while hearing Mozart’s K442 Piano Sonata can boost our IQ, so it’s no surprise that what we listen to can affect what we taste as well. “Certain sounds bring out certain tastes,” explains Barry Smith, founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses. Meaning that when it comes to vino, even the most incongruent soundtrack can tinker with the taste of a stellar vintage. We asked experts to pair wines with the perfect playlist. Waiter, I'd like a little Madonna with my Merlot...

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