A complex subject, so, an easy one to start …. my grandparents will have never heard the words Champagne or … More
There are many ways to write about wine. At one extreme there is the technical — a language of terroir … More
Much of wine’s aesthetic appeal lies in the unique sensory experience of wine aromas. Our sense of smell may be … More
You might just see Kandinsky’s paintings as coloured lines and shapes on a canvas, but Kandinsky did not, he heard … More
I have met many people and have a number of friends who feel intimidated by wine! Well, maybe not the … More
A bright and beautifully expressive Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, light straw-yellow colour with green reflections, exuberant aromas of tropical … More
This is part of a conversation between Dr. B at buddha walks into a wine bar and I on the … More
I’ve recently collaborated with Brian Metters, also known as Dr. B, on his new book “Its Not About Wine” in … 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?
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.