“Sticks and stones will break my bones …. but your words they really offend me!” “Namaste mero saati” said Buddha on entering the wine bar and settling down on a settee, legs tucked under him. “Namaste Sid, sanchay cha, baat… Read More ›
Wine with Philosophy
Wine with Philosophy: An existential tasting?
If Jean Paul Sartre can create a philosophy from drinking and observing an apricot cocktail in. Parisien bar then surely I can apply it to a glass of cold Malaga wine sitting in the Spanish sunshine!
What to drink with What this Christmas!
Dry December: What to drink with What? Foodies looking for inspiration about wine matching to their latest culinary creation are reading the wrong blog, but bear with me because you might find something interesting. Sir Roger Scruton is my favourite… Read More ›
Wine & Philosophy “I Drink Therefore I Am”
What’s the connection between Francis Bacon, Roger Scruton, Dr B’s PhD, and a glass of Cabernet Franc in a wine bar called Cave Voltaire in Chinon, the home town of Rabelais? This is going to be one hell of a… Read More ›
Picture behind the story #30 In vino veritas et amicitia
Dinner on our first night in Chablis was spent at our favourite restaurant, Bistrot des Grands Crus, just a few metres away from our hotel. We had last been here a couple of months ago as we sought out the… Read More ›
Wine as a metaphor for old age- Guest post by Dr. B – Vinthropology
An introduction to my guest post on Vinthropology …. do visit Danell’s site for the full monty ….. “I have had, what I can only call, the pleasure and fortune of conversing with Dr. B on the question of wine,… Read More ›
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