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
Intense but brutal, fierce with a hint of hostility. To the simple aromas of apricot, orange zest, and apple cider, the palate adds a blast
I wrote recently that what counts as a great wine is an “evolving and unsettled matter” because the value of specific styles change over time
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