How do you consume wine?

Wine is quintessentially anthropomorphic – it is imbued with humanlike characteristics, motivations, intentions, or emotions. Epley et al. 2007 Wine is experimental, social, cultural and can be educational. Wine is, after all, a definitively human phenomenon, made by people for people to experience and joy. The main question of this post is how do youContinue reading “How do you consume wine?”

Storytelling and the wine market.

Storytelling¬†describes the social and cultural activity of sharing stories, sometimes with improvisation, theatrics, or embellishment. Every culture has its own stories or narratives, which are shared as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation or instilling moral values. But what is the relationship between storytelling and the wine market? I believe we have to startContinue reading “Storytelling and the wine market.”

The fascist ultra-conservative speech in Brazil, the so-called “economic liberalism” and the Brazilian wine market

Brazil is experiencing an unprecedented crisis mainly because it strongly extrapolates the economic crisis and is bringing out a conservatism that was shrouded in population. Given the degree of ignorance of the majority, some ultra-conservative and even fascist appeals are finding echo in those less enlightened when it comes to civil liberties and human rights.Continue reading “The fascist ultra-conservative speech in Brazil, the so-called “economic liberalism” and the Brazilian wine market”