The Aesthetics of Wine

The Aesthetics of Wine

Author(s): Douglas Burnham, Ole Martin Skilleås

Published Online: 25 JUN 2012 04:28AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444337662

Online ISBN: 9781118323878

DOI: 10.1002/9781118323878

Series Editor(s): Dominic McIver Lopes, Berys Gaut

About this Book

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

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