Wine Experts’ Unique Nasal Microbiome May Affect Their Smell and Taste

People who frequently smell wine as part of their job may have an altered nasal microbiome

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Working in the wine industry can alter the levels and diversity of bacteria in a person’s nose, potentially affecting how they perceive the aroma and flavor of the drink.

Previous research suggests that the bacteria and other microorganisms in our mouths, known as our oral microbiome, influence our perception of flavors. Given the close link between taste and smell, Lucia Perez-Pardal And Albano Beja-Pereira at the Center for Research in Biodiversity and …

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