Wine & Poetry rss

Saint Coltrane

It’s not the theme (we’ve most definitely done Wine & Jazz already!), but I do find it rather auspicious that our Wine Bloggers Tasting today is taking place on the anniversary of John Coltrane’s birth. – Here you have skill…. Read More ›

Vineyard Sonnet

It was with great pleasure that I read the recent announcement regarding who would be judging the 2012 Wine Blog Awards. It is a great roster of talent, and the presence and commitment of such a litany of luminaries seems certain to… Read More ›

The Duende

To express the inexpressibilities; this is the challenge faced by the word when its instruments and agents are applied to the intangible. How do you explain what love is? How do  you write a flavor? How do you describe a… Read More ›

Consistency, Wine, & The Market

Consider “market pressure” in the wine industry, particularly as it relates to the fiscal realities of producing wine. A producer of wine lives in many, many time zones concurrently. At any given time, one lives within the following: –Land laying fallow, awaiting new planting. –New… Read More ›