My Three Quarks Daily column this month is about the difficulties of describing food and the important role imaginative language plays in compensating for the unreliability of our taste memories and concepts.
A life in which the pleasures of food and drink are not important is missing a crucial dimension of a good life. In my Three Quarks column this month, I explain why good wine and good food matter so much. This essay is a amalgamation of several blog posts on this topic that have appeared on Edible Arts recently.
My Three Quarks column this month is an amalgamation of my several posts on the effects of the coronavirus on the world of food and wine.
Installment two of my series on wine language, entitled Fleshy With a Bad Attitude: Metaphor and Wine Tasting Notes, is up at Three Quarks Daily. It’s about the challenges of describing the holistic properties of wine.
The first in the series is here.