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Rencontres du Clos-Vougeot – “Wine and Rites” (2007)

Rencontres du Clos-Vougeot – “Wine and Rites” (2007)

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  • Under the direction of JOCELYNE PÉRARD and MARYVONNE PERROT
  • Publisher: UNESCO Chair “Wine Culture and Traditions”
  • French language
  • Publication date: 07/2008
  • Number of pages: 226
  • Dimensions: 16x24cm
  • Weight: 420g
  • Format: Softcover
  • ISBN: 9782905428400

Presentation :

Inaugurated within the framework of the UNESCO Chair Culture and Traditions of Wine, the first Clos-Vougeot meetings have the major objective of understanding wine as a cultural product, a vector of civilization, whose informed consumption is part of a true art of living and a philosophy linked to conviviality and sharing, humanist values ​​if there ever was one. . Dedicated in 2007 to the theme: “Wine and Rites”, these Meetings brought together international specialists who highlighted the role played by wine in religious rituals since Antiquity, as well as the close correlations between wine and the celebration in very different times and places, finally the importance of tasting rites and the very specific vocabulary that they gave rise to. This multidisciplinary reflection has shown the importance of wine in human efforts for social and religious integration, its impact on sociocultural memory and individual construction, since according to the profound expression of Gaston Bachelard: “He who meditates on wine learns to 'express ".

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