Most aesthetics is dominated by an aesthetics of distance, especially distance from the origins of a work. The aesthetics of wine is no exception. Just
Winemaking has undergone a scientific revolution over the past several decades. Young winemakers now graduate from university programs laden with chemistry courses. Sugar levels in
Human beings love certainty and stability. That’s why most cultures have held religious beliefs that assert that behind the contingencies of life there is something
Those who think wine cannot be art because, unlike artists, winemakers lack control over their raw materials have a mistaken view of art. The materials
Here is some interesting data from Live-Ex, the global fine wine marketplace regarding alcohol levels in Bordeaux, Burgundy, California, Piemonte, and Tuscany. As of 2020,
I suspect if you ask any Master of Wine candidate what will make them an MW they will point to success on their upcoming exams.