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 ›
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: #6 An Aesthetic Experience
What is an aesthetic experience, how do you define it, how would you recognise it? To be honest …. I haven’t a clue! Immanuel Kant was one of the first philosophers to have addressed these kinds of questions, and he… Read More ›
WineArt: #1 The Elegance of Volnay
Volnay, a village in Burgundy and a wine made only from the grapes of the Pinot Noir vine. Known for wines of velvety femininity, elegant and poised, always delicate. Often fully open displaying all of its terroir characteristics whilst still… Read More ›
I Taste White!
I’m fairly sure that I’ve been considering writing this post for a long time ….. I just didn’t know it! All it took was a little shove in the right direction and from the right angle. In fact it was… 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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