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Winemaker Richard (Dick) Peterson, has donated his archive from over six decades in the California wine industry to the UC Davis Library’s Archives and Special Collections. Many of his technical contributions to the industry—such as his design of the steel barrel pallet, which allows wine barrels to be
October 15, 2021 • Jullianne Ballou
“Long ago, during my apprenticeship in the wine trade, I learned that wine is more than the sum of its parts, and more than an expression of its physical origin. The real significance of wine as the nexus of just about everything became clearer to me when I
August 13, 2021 • Jullianne Ballou
Read the stories here   – Shields Library receives LEED Gold certification – Meet the 2021 Lang Prize winners – New collections celebrate women food and wine writers – Library helps UC Davis’ Bulosan Center launch new journal on Filipinx studies – Digitize the archives – Exhibit: Student Life
August 12, 2021
Read the stories here   – Get ready for Virtual Picnic Day: Saturday, April 17 – Support students on Give Day – UC and top global journal publisher reach landmark open access deal – James Conaway, author of the Napa trilogy, donates his papers – Archiving The Color of Wine
April 8, 2021
Last November, the library received a parcel holding precious cargo: newspaper clippings and correspondence about the 1976 Judgment of Paris Tasting — a blind tasting that rated California wines above French wines. The sender was Steven Spurrier, the English wine merchant, consultant, and
March 17, 2021 • Jullianne Ballou