The world of food and wine thrives on nostalgia. Culinarians chase down heritage tomatoes, ferment their own vinegar, and learn to butcher hogs in the
As I wrote last week, to live is to be completely immersed in a sensuous environment, the often overlooked background atmosphere that deeply effects how
At Aesthetics for Birds, Matt Strohl posted an interesting analysis of artisanship ethics using coffee as his example. It applies to wine as well. At
For flavor hounds, this article about cheese and wine pairing on NPR’s The Salt gives one a lot to chew on. First, it’s nice to
Does simplicity have aesthetic value? The dominant voices in the Western tradition of aesthetics praise complexity; finding unity in diversity is the hallmark of great
Food and wine pairing can get complicated but if you follow these simple principles you will avoid disasters and find pairings that are always acceptable.