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 ›
Wine Lovers New Year Resolutions
By now the scramble to write objectives, goals and new year resolutions should have died down. So how about some guidance for wine lovers who are looking for ways to maybe drink less, but also broaden their wine horizons this… 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 #9 The Art of The Novel
Standing in the middle of a vineyard has rarely conjured the imagination as much as the day I stood amidst the vines deep in the heart of Clos de L’Echo, (Chinon, Loire, France) knowing that the great French humanist, Francois… Read More ›
WineArt #7 A Grape Decision
Have you ever stopped to think why Sancerre is only planted with Sauvignon Blanc, or Chablis with Chardonnay, and Pommard and Volnay with only Pinot Noir? And outside France we have Nebbiolo in Piedmont, and Albariño in Rias Baixas. There… Read More ›
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