News: Uncorking wine

For nearly a century, the UC Davis Library has supported excellence in viticulture and enology teaching and research. Over that time, the library has built what renowned wine writer Hugh Johnson called “the greatest wine library in the world,” including 30,000 books in more than 50 languages, rare books and manuscripts, historic records and research data, and materials in every medium, from wine labels to videos.

Don’t miss this wonderful interview with our wine and food science bibliographer Axel Borg, published recently by GuildSomm, a nonprofit international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals. As author…

September 7, 2017 • Jessica Nusbaum

One of our early winter storms this year has toppled a California’s giant: the iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The tree, more than an…

January 13, 2017 • Amy Azzarito

If the 5,000 labels in the Professor Amerine wine label collection is any indication, it can take a lot of bottles to become an educated wine…

August 5, 2016 • Amy Azzarito

“Drink wine, not labels,” declared Maynard Amerine, but you might be asking yourself just who was Maynard Amerine to make such a bold declaration. I first met him…

July 5, 2016 • Axel Borg