What do you think of “Brett” in a wine—does it add complexity or is it just a flaw that should be eliminated by attentive winemakers?
Tag: aesthetics of wine
Ideology and Wine: Why Arguments are Good for the Soul
The pop and sizzle of wine’s ideological battles reminds us that wine is not just a beverage. A few weeks ago Robert Parker took a
Wine, Enchantment and the Art of Performance
My reconnection with an Artesa Pinot Noir–the wine responsible for my “aha” moment when I recognized wine could be extraordinary–got me thinking about how we
Can Wines Be Works of Art?
Most philosophers would say no. Works of art are artifacts designed by human beings to express or represent something. Wines on the other hand are
Why is Wine Such a Powerful Metaphor?
Wine is not just a beverage; it is a powerful literary metaphor used for centuries to refer to everything from love to blood to prosperity.
The Yoga of Wine and Food
Among the many interesting comments made in the discussion after my talk last week on food and meaning, one keeps reverberating and growing in stature