Posts Tagged ‘Corne van Nijhuis’
Is There Truth In Sparkling Wine?
‘In vino veritas’ is of course a well known and widely quoted Latin phrase that literally means ‘In wine there is truth’. Comparable quotes are found across all kinds of cultures and in all kinds of languages. So do the French have ‘Ce que le sobre tient au cœur est sur la langue du buveur’,…Read More
What Is The Raison D’être Of Champagne?
As a vinosopher my life is a true journey. Every experience pops up its own existential questions which challenge me to think about the mystery of life. One of those moments was the last 15th of the month, the day of each month my wife and I toast on our marriage with a sparkling glass…Read More
Quality of Champagne from a Philosophical Perspective
When we speak about Champagne we almost always tell each other about the supreme quality of this elixir. But what do we actually mean if we speak about quality? What IS the quality of Champagne? Maybe philosophy can give us the answer. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” (Margaret Wolfe Hungerford) If we…Read More