A Warm Thought on a Cold Day

“Côte-Rôtie was my darling.  Drinking it, I fancied I could see that literally roasting but miraculously green hillside, popping with goodness, like the skin of a roasting duck, while little wine-colored devils chased the nymphs long its simmering rivulets of wine.” – A.J. Liebling, Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris. Picture from cote-rotie.com

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A thought about swoons

“No, it isn’t perfection we seek; it is imperfection, because the assumption of imperfection is the thing that allows the miracle, and the swoon.” – Terry Theise on wine.  But also other crushworthy things.

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