Red Wine Haiku
September 26, 2005 10:52 AM   Subscribe

Do you like claret? Wine reviewer writes haiku. (More fun than Parker.)
posted by Vidiot (9 comments total)
(shoot, that was supposed to go on three separate lines. Ah well.)
posted by Vidiot at 10:53 AM on September 26, 2005

This is actually a good idea--keep your ideas concentrated rather than rambling on and on and on.
posted by gimonca at 11:09 AM on September 26, 2005

These are great! Not actually Haiku, though. They're technically senryƫ. Haiku are generally more serious, and usually have a nature theme or evoke a season.
posted by brand-gnu at 11:27 AM on September 26, 2005

posted by Keith Talent at 12:16 PM on September 26, 2005

Heh. I am reminded of a poem by John T. Baker, In Praise of Wine.
These are fun
posted by darsh at 1:03 PM on September 26, 2005


It's interesting that he seemed surprised that the one NZ wine in his list had a screw cap. Most wine in NZ does, it seems - is this not the case elsewhere?
posted by malpractice at 5:42 PM on September 26, 2005

It will be. Screw caps are so much better. I don't understand why some people seem so attached to sealing their bottles with bits of wood.
posted by The Monkey at 6:49 PM on September 26, 2005

Cool subject for a blog.
posted by Chimp at 2:56 AM on September 27, 2005

My favorite sauvignon blanc is from NZ -- and has a screw cap:
Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc
posted by brand-gnu at 10:50 AM on September 27, 2005

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