The #tankatuesday challenge has baffled me for a while this week. Love poems not my thing! But, using the offered image as inspiration over at Wordcraft I began to see wine …… not a beautiful red rose! So, a rose… Read More ›
What gender is that wine you’re drinking?
Across the whole planet winemakers, wine writers, wine bars and restaurants are scrambling to re-gender their wines. Well, nearly the whole planet! I only know this because of two articles I read recently. You’re probably wondering what I’m talking about,… Read More ›
The Collection: Culture & Wine
Build your understanding of the interaction between wine and culture from thousands of years ago to present day, how wine has become a part of the well known components of culture especially in rituals, art, literature and our day to… Read More ›
WineArt #2 The Art of Friendship
“In Vino veritas et amicitia” ….. In wine there is truth and friendship ……. is a slightly longer version of that well known quote originating from Zenobio the philosopher from Ancient Greece, and then used slightly differently by Pliny The… Read More ›
Culture & Wine: #7 Language
A complex subject, so, an easy one to start …. my grandparents will have never heard the words Champagne or Prosecco, two wine words that are known today by every adult in the Western World and beyond; they are quite… Read More ›
Culture & Wine #6 Is Food and Wine Pairing all Bullshit?
There can be no doubt that food is a significant part of culture with whole societies having a cuisine relative to their culture. Also there are regional cuisines that reflect subcultures within an overall society. Think about some of the… Read More ›
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