Sun 19 September 2010 to Tue 21 September 2010

An Oxford education: Short courses in Oxford for wine lovers and aspiring food writers

Taking Place: Hertford College, University of Oxford

Oxford Gastronomica, the UK’s only specialist centre for the study of food, drink and culture, is running two residential courses, in September 2010, in the beautiful and historic setting of Hertford College, University of Oxford.

Food and Drink Journalism, 19th – 21st September 2010

A residential course run by Guy Dimond, Food Editor of Time Out and Susan Low, Deputy Editor of Delicious

Two of the UK’s most experienced food journalists provide a comprehensive programme for those with a professional or keen amateur interest in food and drink journalism, cultural commentary and media. No experience in writing or working in food media is required. The course will examine various media – newspapers, magazines, websites, blogs, Twitter, books, radio and television – to fully prepare those who want to find an outlet for their literary talents.

Wine, Culture and Society, 19th – 22nd September 2010

A residential course run by Marc Millon, wine writer and trader

A three day course, run by distinguished wine writer Marc Millon, that places wine in the context of Western civilisation from antiquity to the present day, explores the role of wine in society, and considers the art and science as well as the language and philosophy of wine. A course for those with a passion for wine who want to take their knowledge and understanding to a higher level.

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