Software can help you pick the right wine

Pangburn, Joe
March 2008
Inside Tucson Business;3/31/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p4
The article reports on the new software program, created by Alex La Croix and students Ganes McCulloch, John Ghiorso and John Alvarez of University of Arizona, which allows anyone to pick the right wine every time. The software is called SmartVine which uses proprietary algorithms and wine rubrics to produce personalized and accurate wine recommendations. La Croix added it recommends based on acidity number, fruit number and personal preference of past purchases.


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