Wine’s Inner Terroir

Wine portrait: Pinot Noir 2008 hope & grace. The French use a term “terroir” to talk about a wine’s expression of place.  They say that only certain wines express terroir which means they express the land and its temperament. We experience terroir  as sensory qualities of  a wine’s nature, its personality and spirit. What influences ‘terroir’ land where...
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A NEW WAY TO SEE WINE

What if you could peer  inside a drop of wine and discover its inner beauty, hidden spirit, personality and fantastic EXPRESSIONS? Well, now you can!!! Unique wine photo portraits(through the microscope) help you illuminate the inspiring stories about you and your wines.                           TO LEARN   AND...
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Tasting Shapes

The idea of perceiving wine as shapes is not a new one.  What is new is capturing the shapes in wine through the microscope.    British wine writer and critic, Pat Simon, former wine consultant to the World Bank, UN Food and Agriculture Agency, and Master of Wine for 40 years, wrote in Wine Tasters’ Logic that he made mental images of a wine, formulating shapes as he learned. His lexicon...
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