Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party (Le Déjeuner des Canotiers) affords one the rare pleasure of looking in on the … More
A wine that’s so light and soft it’s almost not even there. Beautifully delicate it captures the essence of the present moment and it’s fleeting quality. Is mindful wine tasting possible? How can mindfulness and meditation enrich our experience of wine?
Apulia, or Puglia in Italian, is a unique kaliedoscope of vivid colours which paint the palatte of its places, its food and its wine. From the bright, turquoise sea contrasted by luminous, white limestone buildings to the deep purple grape bunches in the vineyards, it is certainly a visually stunning region. What effect might these colours have on our other senses?
The Amalfi Coast in a glass, a simple and refreshing wine from Casa D’Ambra on the island of Ischia, where heroic viticulture is part of the local heritage.
Elena Walch’s exquisite Chardonnay and femininity in wine
What cubist painters did in transforming the way we look at things and think about paintings, Virginia Woolf did for … More
The great advantage of a painting is that its expression is contained within the frame of a simultaneous whole. When … More
“All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography” -Federico Fellini Caravaggio, whose real name is believed to be … More
For my second wine tasting event I chose to explore the wine region of Valpolicella in Veneto, Italy. Veneto is … More
This is an experiment in writing tasting notes. The first is the way I have been writing them for this … More