So which wine should a zombie choose when chomping on human flesh?

We usually think of zombies as mindless shambling monsters who want nothing more than to munch on human flesh all day. But what about the zombies with a more refined palate? What if they want to pair their brain cravings with a nice glass of wine? Thankfully, wine experts have some answers.

As usual when it comes to wine, it all depends on what you’re eating. Different parts of the body have different textures and flavors, and thus pair better with different varieties. If you ask Maynard James Keenan, winery owner and lead singer of Tool and A Perfect Circle, you should try a pinot noir when munching on a human face, but if you’re tearing out the tongue, you’ll want a shiraz.

“The tongue is heartier and is going to have a little gamier of texture,” Keenan said. “I’d go with a larger shiraz with some oak in it. Barolo, if you serve it raw. If you serve it raw with olive oil and herbs, you’ll want a Barolo.”

Of course, if you’re eating a human nose, you don’t want wine at all. Keenan says that’s a beer meat.

“That’s mainly cartilage so you’re better off with beer. It’s more aligned with hotdogs or bratwurst,” he said. “That’s true of the nose as well as the lips.”

But what about that most time-honored favorite meal of zombies: brains? According to wine shop owner Damien Casten, you’ll want either a chenin blanc from Saumur or a chardonnay from Burgundy. But only if you’re

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