Oxford Food Forum

Posted By on Feb 6, 2015

Anthroenology is happy to announce we will be at the 4th Annual Oxford Food Forum, Culture, Food, & the Environment: New Perspectives on Food Sovereignty and Security’ on 2 May, 2015.  We will be presenting on: ‘Waiting for the consumer to catch up: sustainability and the taste of wine in Austria,’ as part of the ‘Policy, ethics and resilience’ panel.    The paper abstract: Waiting for the...

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Posted By on Dec 3, 2014

Wine-sensing. This somewhat odd term is what actually happens in ‘wine-tasting’. It is also what makes wine an interesting object to study in terms of taste and the senses while also a challenging one from an ethnographic viewpoint. My point is simply that the term we all use – wine-tasting – gives priority to one sense, when in fact, tasting wine relies on multiple senses, particularly if you are doing a more analytic tasting,...

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