Andrew Jeffords is absolutely right on the importance of the imagination for making wine interesting. In his essay “Stories Should Cling to Wine Like Mussels
There are legitimate and interesting debates in the wine world about the nature of terroir. How should we define it? Should it include human inputs
One good indicator of an important emerging topic within the wine world is when Masters of Wine candidates choose that topic for their research paper.
Is typicity any longer a meaningful criterion for evaluating wine? David Schildknecht at World of Fine Wine has some insight into that question. Communality of
Winemaker and consultant Clark Smith and I have written an ebook on wine and music pairing. Drawing on Clark’s extensive experience gathering data and helping
What deep human problem or interest does wine serve? Wine is one among many beverages that can serve a very general, if not universal, interest