Ut pictura oenographia: a short treatise on synaesthesia in wine writing

blake dante inferno

Above: William Blake’s depiction of Dante and Virgil heading toward the “dark wood” where “the sun is silent.” Image via BlakeArchive.org.

Horace, Dante, Blake, Carducci, and wine tasting? Pane per i miei denti, as the Italian says (bread for my teeth to bite into, in other words, right up my alley).

I had a lot of fun composing a short treatise on synaesthesia in wine writing this morning for my friend and client Paolo Cantele.

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