Item Image
Title Tasting the past : the science of flavor & the search for the original wine grapes / Kevin Begos.
Author Begos, Kevin (Kevin Paul), author.
Publication Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.
Edition First edition.
Description 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 634.83 B
Summary "When journalist Kevin Begos sets out to discover the origins of wine, he finds a whole world of forgotten grapes and meets the archaeologists, chemists, and botanists who are deciphering wine down to molecules of flavor"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-277).
Contents A mysterious wine -- Archaeobiology and ancient wine -- Cremisan -- Israel's forgotten grapes -- The wine scientist -- Flavor, taste, and money -- The Caucasus -- Yeast, co-evolution, and wasps -- Aphrodite, women, and wine -- Goliath, foraging, and an answer -- Italy, Leonardo, and natural wine -- Wine and foie gras -- The science of terroir -- Coming home, and Holy Land wine -- American wine grapes -- The dark side of wine science -- Grapetionary -- The first grapes, and tasting the past.
Subject Grapes -- Varieties.
Grapes -- History.
Viticulture.
Wine and wine making -- History.
Related To Online version: Begos, Kevin (Kevin Paul). Tasting the past First edition. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018 9781616208233 (DLC) 2017055055
ISBN 9781616205775 :
1616205776 :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  634.83 B    CHECK SHELVES