Wine and Philosophy conference, Pollenzo, May 30-31

Friday and Saturday, May 30-31, the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo (Cuneo, Piedmont) will host a conference entitled Wine and Philosophy. The meeting brings together top winemakers, wine writers, and scholars, including Professors Ann Noble (Viticulture and Oenology, University of California Davis, USA), Massimo Montanari (Food History, University of Bologna, Italy), and Steven Shapin (History of Science, Harvard University, USA), writer Neil Beckett (Editor, The World of Fine Wine, UK), and winemakers Frédéric Brochet (France), Teobaldo Cappellano (Italy), and Alessio Planeta (Italy) among other luminaries of academia and enology. Topics will include “wine and memory,” “wine and the senses,” “wine and nature,” and “wine and culture.”

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