In response to my post earlier this week on why people find wine intimidating, Paul Wagner commented: I often compare the world of wine to
This study reported by Ars Technica is about music, but I suspect its findings can be applied to any aesthetic object including wine. Secret Chord
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.
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
A bottle of Jack Daniels is intoxicating; so is the ambient music of Steve Roach. But they aren’t intoxicating in quite the same way. The
The music you’re listening to really does influence how you perceive wine. I recently came across Jo Burzynska’s work on the influence of music on