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Of soil and soul: Connecting with wine lovers everywhere, philosopher Roger Scruton once wrote: 'In some bottles there is the soil of a place, and in that soil, there is a soul.' - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

The privilege of choice

Taste, bouquet and provenance excite us in varied ways, writes NK YONG
Nov 29, 2013 6:00 AM

WHY do we like the wines that we do? Simple. They are enjoyable to drink, with or without food. What makes them enjoyable is the real question. "What makes them lovely to drink - at least to me?" Not as easy to answer as it looks. We drink wine to accompany a meal, or we drink it (often) for the