One of the questions that really baffles novice winos is “how do I know whether this is a good quality wine or not?” which is a completely different …Wine Masterclass #8 How do I know this is a quality wine?
Here is another thought-provoking post from Dr. B’s blog, Buddha Walks into a Wine Bar, part of the Wine Masterclass series. He uses his extensive knowledge and background as a chemist and psychologist to break down the factors related to determining a wine’s quality. In a conundrum between subjectivity and objectivity, he argues that judgements are based on a combination of sensory, cognitive, and emotional inputs. It has certainly challenged the way I think about wine tasting and I hope you will enjoy it too!
Dr. B has also recently published a book, “It’s Not About The Wine, A 50 year memoir of wine WITH history, philosophy, art, travel and people” available on Amazon and Amazon Kindle