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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the .

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

Wine was a major trade commodity in the Middle Ages and also had significant social and cultural importance. The course explores wine production (areas and types, with some emphasis on English Gascony); its transport, distribution, and consumption (at feasts, in taverns, for health); and attitudes towards it in medieval writings (from connoisseurship to moral disapproval of drunkenness).


Course dates

31 Jul 2016 to 06 Aug 2016

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

18 Jul 2016

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code