The Pursuit Of Subtletyby Dwight Furrow
If consumers cannot taste “terroir” should the wine world put so much value on place of origin? Margaret Rand raised the issue, on this very site, in an article titled...
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Dwight Furrow is Professor of Philosophy at San Diego Mesa College in San Diego, California. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from University of California, Riverside in 1993 and specializes in the philosophy of food and wine, aesthetics, and ethics. He is the author of Beauty and the Yeast: A Philosophy of Wine, Life, and Love and American Foodie: Taste, Art, and the Cultural Revolution. He is certified by the Society of Wine Educators and WSET. Furrow is the author of Edible Arts, a blog devoted to food and wine aesthetics and is a monthly contributor to Three Quarks Daily. He has also written many books and professional journal articles about ethics and social philosophy.