Tag Archives: Food

The ‘Sole’ behind the Theory

PS Formal Tastings: What They Don’t Tell You When your head’s brimming with theory, it only makes sense to put it to the test. Sometimes this can lead to the uncomfortable realization that theory is like a pair of new shoes: … Continue reading

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Déjà vu

Wine and Words Déjà vu comes from the French expression “already seen” coined in 1903. It’s that strange sensation that what you are now experiencing has happened before. Here it is in a sentence: “I knew I had never seen … Continue reading

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Clear, Plain and Simple

Choosing a Glass  NLP, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, influences the thoughts and actions of the listener by subliminal suggestion. Let’s see if you can find the subject of this week’s session in my attempt at NLP and subliminal messaging: There’s more afoot … Continue reading

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Good to the Last Drop

Leftover Wine  When is a Burgundy – or even a Budweiser – a Merlot? No, I haven’t been peering too deeply into my cups. Quite the contrary: I’m facing the same dilemma comparative wine tasters all over the world are … Continue reading

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Only Skin Deep

The Decanter – Vital or Superfluous?  There’s a reality show called Myth Busters that debunks or confirms commonly held beliefs like: Can a person take to the skies using only a lawn chair tethered to balloons, or will using a cell … Continue reading

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Ticked Off

3rd Time Out: I’m Back! Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Blogger bites tick; tick no longer enjoys the Lyme life.

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The Cart before the Horse

Practical Matters: Storing Wine Task saturation. The first time I heard the term was at a keynote address given by Jim ‘Murph’ Murphy, an M15 fighter pilot. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s when you have way too much … Continue reading

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