FOOD, WINE AND SOCIETY

Second cycle degree in ITALIAN FOOD AND WINE

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: PAOLO GUSMEROLI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge of the main concepts related to cultural studies on food and wine are not mandatory but useful for a better understanding of the topics presented in this course.
Examination methods: The final mark is made up of three component: class participation, individual project work based on a case-study analysis; oral examination on articles and part of book presented in the class work. Weight of the three components will be provided at the beginning of the lectures.
Course unit contents: 1. Mediterranean Food, Mediterranean Cuisine, Mediterranean Diet(s).
2. Social Construction of Feeding rules, Tradition, Heritage and Myths.
3. Food and Wine. Quality as Social Distinction
4. Wine Cultures, Transitions within Family Companies and International Markets
5. Nutrition, safety and security. Perspectives in a Global World.