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Wine & philosophy : a symposium on thinking and drinking

Author: Fritz Allhoff
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A fascinating symposium that proves one thing: wine is worth thinking about. " Hugh Johnson, author of the World Atlas of Wine "Most wine books are narrow in scope.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Allhoff
ISBN: 9781405154314 1405154314
OCLC Number: 122715422
Description: xiii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Planting the vines: an introduction / Fritz Allhoff --
The art & culture of wine. Wine in ancient Greece: some Platonist ponderings / Harold Tarrant --
On and off the wagon: wine and the American character / Jonathon Alsop --
Muse in a stem glass: art, wine, and philosophy / Kirsten Ditterich-Shilakes --
In vino sanitas / Frederick Adolf Paola --
Tasting & talking about wine. Mmmm ... not aha!: imaginative versus analytical experiences of wines / John Dilworth --
Talk about wine? / Kent Bach --
Winespeak or critical communication?: Why People Talk About Wine / Keith Lehrer and Adrienne Lehrer --
Wine & its critics. What the wine critic tells us / John W. Bender --
Experiencing wine: why critics mess up (some of the time) / Jamie Goode --
The beauty of wine. You'll never drink alone: wine tasting and aesthetic practice / Douglas Burnham and Ole Martin Skilleås --
Who cares if you like it, this is a good wine regardless / George Gale --
Listening to the wine consumer: the art of drinking / Steve Charters --
Wine and metaphysics. Is there coffee or blackberry in my wine? / Kevin W. Sweeney --
The soul of wine: digging for meaning / Randall Grahm --
The notion of terroir / Matt Kramer --
The politics & economics of wine. Wine tasting epiphany: an analysis of the 1976 California vs. France tasting / Orley Ashenfelter, Richard E. Quandt, and George M. Taber --
The old world and the new: worlds apart? / Warren Winiarski --
Taste how expensive this is: a problem of wine and rationality / Justin Weinberg --
Shipping across state lines: wine and the law / Drew Massey.
Other Titles: Wine and philosophy
Responsibility: edited by Fritz Allhoff.
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"The complexity and subtlety of the distinctions made by master tasters is quite astonishing, and is all the more interesting when comparing notes with others." (Network Review, 1 June 2011) "It Read more...

 
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