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One of my pet peeves in the wine world is the outsized role typicity plays in judging wine quality.
Wine education is largely about understanding what a typical Barolo, Left Bank Bordeaux, or Mosel Riesling is supposed to taste like. 339 more words
When we eat or drink, we not only modify raw materials, we consume them. Nature is transformed into my energy though the act of consumption. Eating is transubstantiation—I transform what is alien, what is outside myself, into my own substance. 286 more words
Many philosophers reject the idea that food and wine can be art. But there seems to be nothing but prejudice standing behind this view.
One reason we enjoy art and hold art in high esteem is that it helps us understand our world and our place in it. 417 more words