Aquinas Philosopher's Napa Valley Red Blend (3)

by wootbot

Tommy Aquino and the Philosopher's Wine

Ain't no doubting this Thomas.

"Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath, and a glass of wine."

That's a real quote from St. Thomas Aquinas, sounding less like a titan of medieval scholasticism and theology and more like a fun-loving Italian bon vivant. We're sure he would approve of the 2009 Aquinas Philosopher's Blend in the sorrow-alleviation department. As artful as his justifications of faith and as robust as the pen that produced over a hundred works, this reserve red has inspired us to re-translate some of the great man's works to tease out their wine-tinted nuances. Behold:

"A man has free choice so long as he rationally chooses great wines at great prices."

"Faith has to do with things that are not seen. Hope has to do with things that are not at hand. But when it comes to wine, give me something I can taste, know what I'm saying?"

"Love takes up where knowledge leaves off, especially after a few glasses of wine with the right person."

"Wonder is the desire for knowledge. Or wine. Either way."