Tagged: Wine

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. The problem with Prohibition is that it didn’t. Prohibition was filled with loopholes. The 18th Amendment made it illegal to
January 24, 2020 • Axel Borg
In conjunction with the 5th Global Tea Initiative Colloquium occurring this week, January 16th and 17th, the UC Davis Library has two simultaneous exhibits on wine and tea at Shields and Carlson Health Sciences Libraries from January 6th to February 28th, 2020.  We also have an
January 16, 2020 • Erik Davis Fausak
Two exhibits are on display at Shields and Carlson Health Sciences Libraries in conjunction with the 5th Annual Colloquium of the Global Tea Initiative for the Study of Tea Culture and Science. Shields Library Drink Your Tea (or Wine) curated by Daniel Goldstein (dgoldstein@ucdavis.edu) and Leyla
UC Davis Library now subscribes to two new print magazines related to wine and food: Pipette and Noble Rot. Noble Rot is an alternative magazine predominantly about wine, with a smattering of articles and reviews on wine and food. The quarterly, which is based in London, was founded by Mark
February 19, 2019 • Jullianne Ballou
October 30 marks the 105th birthday of our favorite wine label collector, Maynard Amerine, which got us thinking about what Amerine might have picked to toast himself on this special day. Luckily, he left us some clues in the form of the annotations on his label collection.
October 27, 2016 • Axel Borg