Fourth of our five-part Grape Study in Feb/Mar
Wines poured Jan 2021-Jan 2022.
A lil link roundup of stuff I like that’s live on the site if you’re looking for a cheat sheet.
A regional profile of the Jura
Two remote interactive tastings in the third week of July, 2021.
Show notes for an in-person tasting at Rule of Thirds in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Monday, 11.8.2021.
Alsace may be in France, but it faces Germany. There is sausage, and coq au vin made with riesling, and grape varieties named on the labels of your tall, fluted wine bottles. Across the Rhine, Baden grows a bunch of grape varieties whose names mean “from Burgundy”. Württemberg drinks juicy, glou-glou red from a grapeContinue reading “Class Recap: “Crossing the Rhine””
How do we talk about wine, and to what end? Is it to remember what we’ve tasted, or to describe our experiences to others? To give, or receive, recommendations for something that the person asking might like? To to communicate luxury or prestige, to sell a product? To evaluate quality? Here are some (genuine) examplesContinue reading “Languages of Taste”