What activities do you enjoy for stimulating your brain? crossword puzzles, sodoku, watching "Jeopardy"? Maybe you should consider wine as a brain tonic. The New York Post reports, a neurologist at Yale University says drinking wine is one of the most brain stimulating activities there is. Gordon Shepherd's book, "Neuroenology: How The Brain Creates The Taste Of Wine" explains the sensual experience of drinking wine stimulates activity throughout the entire brain. He continues to state the flavor and aroma come not from the wine, but within our brains.

“The taste is not in the wine; the taste is created by the brain of the wine taster”

- Gordon Shepherd    [New York Post]

So, if you really want to fire up the gray matter, grab your corkscrew, and pop a bottle open. You're welcome!

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