Apparently, we should be adding salt to our wine (but ew, disgusting)

First of, the last thing you think about pairing with wine is… well, salt.

They just wouldn't go together, right? But, one man believes it's the secret to making cheap wine taste better, so we'll hear it out.

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In an interview with Wall Street Journal, Nathan Myhrvold, former chief tech officer for Microsoft, revealed that his party trick is adding a pinch of salt to inexpensive vino.

He explained that while he was at a dinner party, he was sitting beside a Winery owner who said she'd wish she made a Cabernet that was less fruity and more savoury.

With that, Nathan dropped a bit of salt into her glass, and they realised it made it taste much better and "pretty soon everyone at the table was doing this," he admitted.

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All of our instincts are telling us 'NOOOO!', so we're going to take this advice with a pinch of salt (excuse the awful pun).

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