What is going on when we evaluate a wine (or book, film, or musical work for that matter). Here is one way of conceptualizing it.
In the wine world, blind tasting is the principle methodology for judging wines. Ideally, wines should be tasted without knowing the producer and often without
Last week Jamie Goode interviewed philosopher Barry Smith on the topic of wine and the objectivity of flavor. I haven’t waded into these waters in
I feel for the restaurant sommelier. Vilified for being snobbish and condescending, and blamed for making wine too intimidating for the uninitiated, in this world
I love it when my favorite wine writer goes on a rant especially about one of my favorite topics. The Wine Spectator’s Matt Kramer writes:
Wine writer Blake Gray poses a profound question—What is a wine snob and why are they the object of ridicule and vilification? You can stand