Contemporary Wine Studies : Dancing with Bacchus

MORGAN, Gareth G and TRESSIDER, Richard (2015). Contemporary Wine Studies : Dancing with Bacchus. Abingdon, UK, Routledge.

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This innovative book offers a critical study of wine from social and cultural perspectives. The field of wine studies spans the spectrum of cultural and technical issues concerning the place of wine in society from viticulture, vinification, labelling, regulation, marketing, purchasing, storage and its final consumption. It combines social history and contemporary questions including the notion of terroir, the nature of protected wine designations, the pricing of wine and the different motivations for buying and consuming wine. It considers wine as a beverage, as an aesthetic exercise and as a marker of status, as well as health implications and legal controls.

Item Type: Authored Book
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sheffield Business School Research Institute > Service Sector Management
Departments: Sheffield Business School > Department of Management
Depositing User: Gareth Morgan
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2016 12:43
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2016 10:59

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