My Three Quarks column this month is not about wine exactly, but it is about beauty and some wines are beautiful. So it sort of
Category: General Aesthetics
Throughout much of the history of aesthetics beauty has been the term of highest aesthetic praise, referring to objects that exhibit perfect symmetry, proportion and
Despite their preoccupation with the analysis of sensory experience, philosophers have ignored taste, smell, and touch, focusing instead on vision as the most important sense.
Are Fine Wine and Creative Cooking Arts or Crafts?
The explosion of interest in the aesthetics of food and beverages over the past several decades inevitably raises the question whether certain culinary preparations or
A Sin Against Beauty
Blake Gray committed a sin against beauty on his blog yesterday. A winery sent him a press notice about the release of a wine made
Resonance: A Measure of Wine Quality
I’ve been thinking a lot about Martin Seel’s concept of resonance as one of the keys to wine quality. Think of the rustling of leaves,