News: 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.

Welcome to Archives and Special Collections’ new Food and Wine Wednesdays series! Each Wednesday through February, we’re sharing something from our food and wine collections with you here,
January 6, 2021 • Jullianne Ballou
Darrell Corti joined his family’s Sacramento grocery business, Corti Brothers, in 1964 and used it as a venue for promoting fine California wines, which he sought out through relationships with
November 2, 2020 • Jullianne Ballou
After 33 years of service to the UC Davis Library and 36 years of service to the University of California, Distinguished Wine and Food Science Bibliographer Axel Borg
June 25, 2020 • Jullianne Ballou
Described as “a great social and economic experiment” by President Herbert Hoover, the National Prohibition Act, known informally as the Volstead Act, went into effect 100 years ago, in January 1920.
January 24, 2020 • Axel Borg