Miss Louisa Belle: The Wine Sniffing DogJuly 29th, 2011
Miss Louisa Belle is a seven-year-old red bloodhound that has a penchant for delectable red wines, and, as a result, she has been trained to detect tainted corks that can affect wine.
Her proud owners, Michelle Edwards and Daniel Fischl, say that when she is presented with a selection of corks she can sniff out the bad from the good. Daniel says, “She just has to sniff a barrel of wine to know whether it is off.” Coming from a long line of search-and-rescue dogs, Miss Belle has a keen sense of smell, but opted to abandon the family profession for sniffing wine. We’re sure her lineage of superior olfactory sense sure comes in handy!
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