Book and lecture on Belgian aristocratic wine culture

Hingene, November 14, 2008, 20 hrs.
Historian Stijn Van de Perre (°1966) recently wrote a chapter on Belgian aristocratic wine consumption in the 19th century in the book La noblesse à table, des ducs de Bourgogne aux rois des Belges / The Dining Nobility, from the Burgundian Dukes to the Belgian Royalty (Brussels University Press, 2008; eds. Paul Janssens & Siger Zeischka). On November, 14 he will talk about Belgian aristocratic wine culture in the 19th century in Kasteel d’Ursel in Bornem, Antwerp province. The lecture will be followed by a wine degustation.

Practical information

Friday 14 November 2008

Lecture starts at 20 hours and degustation is from 21 to 22.30 hours

Kasteel d’Ursel, Wolfgang d’Urselstraat 9, 2880 Hingene (Bornem)

Cost: 12 euro

Reservations: of 03 820 60 11.