Musings of a Concussed Brain

Musings of a Concussed Brain

The feeling of invincibility can inspire in one actions almost akin to somebody on the purposeful path of self-destruction. Though the impudent mindset of a person who feels indestructible seems to be the complete opposite of someone acting out of self-loathing or despair, with both dispositions comes an inclination towards forfeiture of personal regard.

Single Vine Wines

Single Vine Wines

One of the most beautiful things about wine is that it can (and should) be representative of its place of origin. The most rewarding wines are bottled stories of a hallowed setting in a particular growing season and the most articulate grapes can reliably communicate subtle variations in soil-type, aspect, altitude and mesoclimate.

Oral Gratification

Oral Gratification

Option 1: $71.33

Bubbles:  Paul Mas Côté Mas Frisante, Sud de France
Charming sparkles made mostly of the Piquepoul grape known for its delicate flavours and zippy acidity.

White:  Domaine La Vista ‘Collection’, Côtes Catalanes
Delightful blend of six different Southern French varietals. Dry, zesty, aromatic.

Red:  Beauregard ‘Les Belouzes’, Beaujolais-Villages
Gleeful Gamay in a juicy & fruity style.

Auslese: Nature's Occasional Altruism

Auslese: Nature's Occasional Altruism

Perhaps the most noble utility of the artisanal farmer is to nurture into existence that which nobody cares about or isn't the least bit commercially viable, but represents a gift from nature to humankind. Having virtually no experience with farming, I can only imagine the mercantile sacrifices that must be made in order to do so; but nature isn't concerned about fiscal gains, only about the occasional provision of altruistic blessings.