Wine tasting and filmscreening “The Empire of Scent” Tuesday 20.11.2018

A Wine tasting out of the ordinary! What does a 2009 Teroldego, Marion smell, look, taste and feel like,- and what memories are invoked? Or is the Gewurztraminer Folastries, Domaine Josmeye superior?
Is the glass the right size to take in the smell? is the color right?

Try an unique wine tasting that combines wine-tasting with science and 2 superior wines with a reward winning documentary “The empire of Scents”

Qian Janice Wang is an assistant professor in Food Science and a two-time President of the Oxford University Blind Tasting Society. She has researched crossmodal correspondences involved in flavour perception with on a special focus on how sound can modify and enhance the way we perceive food and drink. Qian Janice Wang is a keen lover of wine and has chosen 2 special wines for the tasting.

After the wine tasting session, you can choose between a glas of 2009 Teroldego, Marion or the Gewurztraminer Folastries, Domaine Josmeye, to enjoy while watching Kim Nguyens film “The Empire of Scents.”

“The Empire of Scents.” shows, that there is more truth in calling our sense of smell our sense of desire, because it springs from our passions. Smell moves us, subliminally and profoundly. It moves us to act and do things we are wholly unaware of. It enriches our lives, gives us unspeakable joys. The pleasures of food, of the erotic, of family – form the very fabric of our emotional lives. And smell is an essential emotional trigger. Therefore: our sense of smell is our sense of desire.

Price: 200 kr incl. wine tasting session, a glas wine and filmscreening of KIM NGUYEN: EMPIRE OF SCENTS.
Students/members price 150 kr.
Ticketlink https://www.place2book.com/en/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=t3sezo08ke

Time and place; Tuesday Nov. 20 from 16:30 at Folkestedet, Aarhus.

The wine tasting and filmscreening is in english. Eventen er på engelsk.

About
Qian Janice Wang is an assistant professor in Food Science at Aarhus University. Qian Janice Wang completed her PhD and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Crossmodal Research Lab at the University of Oxford. Her research examines crossmodal correspondences involved in flavour perception, with special focus on how sound can modify and enhance the way we perceive food and drink. Before coming to Oxford, she explored the intersection between music, food, design, and technology at the MIT Media Lab. Her work spans psychological experiments, technological enhancements, and multisensory performances.
A keen lover of wine, Janice was the two-time President of the Oxford University Blind Tasting Society. She has competed in (and won) many university wine-tasting competitions in Europe. She has completed the WSET Wine Educator course and is currently working on her WSET Diploma certification.

Empire of Scents/Kim Nguyens/
The pleasures of food, of the erotic, of family – form the very fabric of our emotional lives. And smell is an essential emotional trigger. The Film “” Empire of Scents” shows that it is more truth to call our sense of smell our sense of desire because it springs our passions. Smell moves us, subliminally and profoundly. It moves us to act and do things we are wholly unaware of.
Filmed in five countries, this documentary takes us on an artistic journey through the lens of Kim Nguyen, nominee at the 2013 Oscars in the best foreign film category for War Witch. He integrates beauty, taste and poetry into the film, to the point where we can feel the inner sense of the Empire of Scents.

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