In the following series of posts I will be exploring the question of wine aesthetics. Can wine be appreciated as … More
Tag: wine aromas
Viaggio Enologico nell’Arte – Parte 2
Nella parte 2 della Guida Estetica alla Degustazione, L’Universo Olfattivo, continuiamo il nostro viaggio enologico nell’arte. Questa volta il vino … More
Adventures in Scent
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
Looking at language and the inner sensory experience through Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” (1942) Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” is arguably one of … More
Wine Masterclass #8 How do I know this is a quality wine?
One of the questions that really baffles novice winos is “how do I know whether this is a good quality … More
A Standard of Taste
Aesthetic judgements and disagreements over questions of taste seem impossibile to avoid. We have an innate desire to express, and … More
Wine Masterclass #7 What use is knowledge in the enjoyment of wine?
I have met many people and have a number of friends who feel intimidated by wine! Well, maybe not the … More
Flowers can brighten a room or brighten someone’s day. They have been contemplated for their beauty in painting, poetry and … More