The Psychology of Wine

Truth and Beauty by the Glass

Author: Evan Mitchell,Brian Mitchell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313376506

Category: Cooking

Page: 202

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A pleasure to read and contemplate, this book reaches beyond the conventional to celebrate the poetry of wine, as well as the reasons behind its unique resonance with the human psyche.

The Taste of Wine

The Art Science of Wine Appreciation

Author: Emile Peynaud,Jacques Blouin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471113768

Category: Cooking

Page: 346

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Discusses how to taste wine, the sense of smell, tasting problems, balance in wine, training tasters, and quality in wine

The Aesthetics of Wine

Author: Douglas Burnham,Ole M. Skilleas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111832384X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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The Aesthetics of Wine shows that discussing wine within theframework of aesthetics both benefits our understanding of wine asa phenomenon, while also challenging some of the basic assumptionsof the tradition of aesthetics. Analyzes the appreciation of wine as an aestheticpractice. Tackles prejudices against bodily senses, showing how theydistort traditional aesthetic theory Represents the beginnings of a reformulation of generalaesthetics

Religion and Wine

A Cultural History of Wine Drinking in the United States

Author: Robert C. Fuller

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9780870499111

Category: Cooking

Page: 140

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Wine, more than any other food or beverage, is intimately associated with religious experience and celebratory rituals. Nowhere is this seen more clearly than in American cultural history. From the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock to the Franciscans and Jesuits who pioneered California's Mission Trail, many American religious groups have required wine to perform their sacraments and enliven their evening meals. This book tells the story of how viniculture in America was started and sustained by a broad spectrum of religious denominations. In the process, it offers new insights into the special relationship between wine production and consumption and the spiritual dimension of human experience.

The Politics of Wine in Britain

A New Cultural History

Author: C. Ludington

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230306225

Category: Political Science

Page: 354

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A unique look at the meaning of the taste for wine in Britain, from the establishment of a Commonwealth in 1649 to the Commercial Treaty between Britain and France in 1860 - this book provides an extraordinary window into the politics and culture of England and Scotland just as they were becoming the powerful British state.

The Spirituality of Wine

Author: Gisela H. Kreglinger

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 1467445312

Category: Religion

Page: 300

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In this book Gisela Kreglinger offers a fresh, holistic vision of the Christian life that sees God at work in all created things, including vineyards, the work of vintners, and the beauty of well-crafted wine shared with others around a table. Kreglinger begins by examining wine in the Bible, in the history of the church, and in the Lord’s Supper, and these reflections culminate in a theology of joy and feasting that celebrates the human senses as gifts for tasting the goodness of God. In the second part of the book Kreglinger brings Christian spirituality and the world of wine together in new ways, exploring such matters as technology and wine-crafting, the health benefits of wine, alcohol abuse, consumerism, and soul care. Her discussion is enriched by interviews with thirty vintners from around the world as well as her own experience growing up on a family winery in Bavaria.

Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Linguistic Approaches to Food and Wine Description (Actas Del Primer Congreso Internacional Sobre Aproximaciones Lingüísticas a la Descripción de la Comida Y Del Vino, Que Tuvo Lugar en Madrid en Mayo de 2009)

Author: Margarita GODED RAMBAUD,Alfredo POVES LUELMO

Publisher: Editorial UNED

ISBN: 8436267680

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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Incluye una selección de las ponencias en el Primer Congreso Internacional sobre Aproximaciones Lingüísticas a la Descripción de la Comida y del Vino, que tuvo lugar en Madrid en mayo de 2009.