In his review of my book, Beauty and the Yeast, in World of Fine Wine, David Schildknect pointed out that my discussion of wine as
I’ve often contrasted wine understood as a commodity with wine approached as works of art. But I think there is another useful comparison to make.
As a wine writer engaged in wine criticism, I taste a lot of wine. Some of it is dreadful, most is enjoyable but ordinary, occasionally
Edible Arts is on a brief hiatus. Please enjoy this post from June 2012. Fredric Koeppel’s recent post “Wine and Vulgarity”was interesting and thought provoking—an
Edible Arts is on a brief hiatus. Meanwhile, enjoy this post from the past. The spiritual dimension of wine has a long history. Dionysus, the
Winemaking has undergone a scientific revolution over the past 30 yrs. Young winemakers now graduate from university programs laden with chemistry courses. Sugar levels in