Picture yourself walking into a room. It could be anywhere from your bedroom to a hotel room in a faraway country where you once stayed. What do you notice? The lines, shapes and colours of the décor? The feel of the floor beneath your feet? The various fabrics and textures of the furnishings? What about the scent?
Wine Connoisseurs the world over will tell you there’s much truth in the premise that the shape and size of a wine glass can influence the flavour and bouquet of the wine it holds. Renowned Italian stemware producer, Luigi Bormioli, has launched the Magnifico range of wine glasses that have been specifically designed to enhance the taste and aroma of wine.
There is an indelible connection between food and language, and therefore between food and people. We are social beings, made to interconnect, interact, share and converse. We achieve this through language and through food or, more specifically, through eating.