The Aesthetics of Wine
shows that discussing wine within the framework of aesthetics both benefits our understanding of wine as a phenomenon, while also challenging some of the basic assumptions of the tradition of aesthetics.
- Analyzes the appreciation of wine as an aesthetic practice.
- Tackles prejudices against bodily senses, showing how they distort traditional aesthetic theory
- Represents the beginnings of a reformulation of general aesthetics
Keywords: Aesthetics, Philosophy, sommelier, taste, drink, cognition, sensory/ senses, culture, beverage, hospitality ,