There Are 4 Types Of Drinkers, According To Scientists

Which one are you?
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Researchers at the Michigan State University have been working on a way to categorize the different types of drinkers that exist in the world. And no, we don't mean "the prosecco drinker who loves brunch," or "the gin and tonic at 7 p.m. kind of drinker." We mean the way in which you drink and taste wineand what your typical preferences may be.

These, they call: vinotypes. Fancy.

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The Independent reports that there are four main categories of vinotypes: the sweet, the hypersensitive, the sensitive and the tolerant.

Which one are you? Read the descriptions to find out.

Sweet

If you're picky about what wine you're drinking and tend to prefer something that is light, sweet, and not too full or flavorsome. You probably really like soda.

Hypersensitive

You're relatively picky about your wine but are sometimes open to trying something new if it sounds straightforward. Most likely to complain about TV volume and room temperature, apparently!

Sensitive

You're as free-spirited with your wine as you are in lifeadventurous and flexible.

Tolerant

These decisive drinkers like their wine full-bodied and bursting with flavor. Likely to enjoy strong cheese and coffee, too.

So the next time you look at a wine menu, think if any of the above applies to you, and help it inform your choice of booze!

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The study was originally published in the International Journal of Wine Business Research. 

H/t: The Independent

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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com/uk. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.

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