Tag: wine

Review: Vino

foodanthro , May 31st, 2022

Campanale, Joe, and Joshua David Stein. Vino: The Essential Guide to Real Italian Wine. Clarkson Potter, 2022. 320 pp. ISBN 9780593136140. Jesse Dart, Arizona State University, Swette Center…


Thesis Review: Tasting Tea, Tasting China

kgraf , February 21st, 2022

Photograph: by the author – Cha xi design in Hengshan Temple event Tasting Tea, Tasting China: Tearooms and the Everyday Culture in Dalian. Yingkun Hou. Ph.D. Thesis in…


Review: Burgundy: The Global Story of Terroir

dsutton20 , June 15th, 2020

Marion Demossier. Burgundy: The Global Story of Terroir. Berghahn. New York. 2018. 270 pp. ISBN: 978-1-78920-627-2 paperback.  Richard Zimmer, (Sonoma State University) Marion Demossier’s   engrossin…


Anthropomorphizing Wine in Our Current Climate

Natalie Konopinski , February 25th, 2019

What might a Basque wine tell us about current wine trends and broader human issues? My coworkers at the wine bar knew I had an interest in the…

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Ep. #28 Relational Wine: Deborah Heath talks wine anthropology & living with the trouble

Jodie-Lee Trembath , December 9th, 2018

“If wine hasn’t been turned into a standardized beverage, there’s room for variation. There’s an appreciation for variation that has something to do with the taste of place….

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Farm Girl Meets European Living

Bite Club , September 4th, 2018

By Michaela D.E. Meyer I grew up in a small farm community in Nebraska. Our food intake relied largely on what our farm (or neighbor’s farms) produced –…


A “Hoppy” Bubble? Linking Labor and Capital in Washington State’s Beer and Cannabis Industries

foodanthro , November 17th, 2017

Blog Editor’s note: This is the second installment in FoodAnthropology’s series on Latinx foodways in North America. We welcome contributions from researchers in this area. More details about…


Size Matters: How Semiotics is Making History in the World of Wine

foodanthro , September 4th, 2017

Kerri Lesh University of Nevada, Reno A “historic milestone” for the Spanish wine-making region of Rioja has been making headlines in the wine world. A new labeling strategy…


How To Make A Place

foodanthro , October 18th, 2016

David Beriss I have been thinking a lot lately about the role of food in turning a place into a cultural landmark. This is the mirror opposite of…


11th Annual Wine Economics Conference

foodanthro , October 7th, 2016

We recently received the following announcements, which may be of interest to all of you wine anthropologists: (1) CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS The 11th Annual Conference of the American Association…


Exploring Wine Value

dsutton20 , March 25th, 2016

Ellen Messer Tufts University Experienced wine political-economist Mike Veseth asserts there is no sure relationship between price and quality.  This is because wines in recent decades have been…