Wine, a women’s business?
Start : 7pm
Duration : 1hr
Women and wine tasting (1920-2020)
What has the place of women been as wine-lovers, tasters and critics from the 1920s to today? Between preconceived ideas, social etiquette and mental representations, the presence of women in tasting circles was for a long time mocked and criticised. Over the past few years, women have been getting more involved in oenology and the sensory analysis and critical examination of wines. Numerous examples, from Jancis Robinson to Pascaline Lepeltier, from women’s wine-tasting blogs to women’s winemaking and tasting unions, are evidence of both this evolution and the recent interest in tasting among women.
With : Laure Menetrier, Director of the Champagne Wine and Regional Archeology Museum
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