Thinking and drinking – an introduction

Montaigne's upper room

We are thrilled to be publishing this first contribution from our new columnist Andrea Frost.

Where to begin? The easiest way into my new column would be to share a single moment of enlightenment that launched me on my wine journey, and that has guided me like a lodestar every step of the way. But, try as I have for such a neat point of departure, it’s just not that simple.

Of course, I’ve had those moments of viticultural awakening. One pan of the landscape of my wine life reveals several moments that have impressed upon me the importance...