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Drinking the Past

Hegel, a 19th century German philosopher, thought history only makes sense retrospectively, or, as he put it, “the owl of Minerva [symbolizing wisdom] spreads its wings only with the falling…

By Alexis Papazoglou 9 Min Read

Tête de Cuvée: Inside the Head of the Talented Sommelier Michele Smith

Nothing has shaped my thinking and preferences in ambitious restaurant dining more than Restaurant Alain Chapel. It was thus an "isn’t it a small world" moment when dining at Chef's…

By Robert Brown 42 Min Read
Drinking the Past

Hegel, a 19th century German philosopher, thought history only makes sense retrospectively,…

9 Min Read
Tête de Cuvée: Inside the Head of the Talented Sommelier Michele Smith

Nothing has shaped my thinking and preferences in ambitious restaurant dining more…

42 Min Read
Greece’s Wine Modernism

Greek wine might be experiencing global recognition in the past 30 years…

17 Min Read
Wine Rating Standards: Against Dumbing Down

Professions develop their own standards. Often these standards reflect their self-interests and…

4 Min Read

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