Wine tastes good and contains alcohol. But lots of beverages taste good and contain alcohol. None have the deep cultural meaning and resonance that wine
In Club Oenologique, Harry Eyres does a decent job of covering the question of whether winemakers are artists. Along the way he exposes several fallacies
Wine lovers are amazed by and wholly absorbed in the creative collaboration of culture and nature. Almost all cultures throughout human history have treated certain
Winemaking is an art. Its production requires aesthetic sensibility and creativity. It is an expressive medium expressing the character of the vineyard, region and vintage.
Does the wine world need the idea of beauty to explain what makes a great wine great? That is not an easy question to answer.
I know people who insist on drinking only the best wines from any category, the wines with pedigree and reputation. After all, there is a