Wine & Philosophy
offers a collection of essays which explore a range of philosophical topics related to food; it joins Food & Philosophy
and Beer & Philosophy
in in the "Epicurean Trilogy." Essays are organized thematically and written by philosophers, wine writers, and winemakers.
- Chapters include, “The Art & Culture of Wine”; “Tasting & Talking about Wine”; “Wine & Its Critics”; “The Beauty of Wine”; “The Metaphysics of Wine”; and “The Politics & Economics of Wine”
- Essays are accessible to a general audience while at the same time covering some serious philosophical ground
- Incorporates traditional areas of philosophical study, including philosophy of language, philosophy of perception, aesthetics, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy
- A great complimentary text to any guided-tour visit to the Napa Valley or other wineries