Over the past three decades, a wine revolution has been taking place across the United States. There are now more than 7,000 American wine producers—up from 440 in 1970—and the best bottles are every bit as good as the finest wines of Europe.
In celebration of this burgeoning industry, Saturday, May 11th, is North America’s first-ever [more...]
We are pleased to announce that the Government of Japan honored UC Press author Merry White today with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon decoration. The award recognizes Professor White’s significant contribution to the development of Japanese studies and the introduction of Japanese culture in the United States.
Merry White, better [more...]
Not that you need an excuse to tuck into a great bottle of Tempranillo, but we’re giving you one anyway! Today is International Tempranillo Day, a celebration of the Tempranillo grape with all its regional synonyms. TAPAS, the Tempranillo Advocates Producers and Amigos Society, has organized this day and is encouraging everyone to open a [more...]
University of California Press and Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture are pleased to announce the all-new Gastronomica Website! With free articles, Web-exclusive content, and an expanded Chef’s Page—featuring interviews with notable chefs from around the world—never before have you seen so much great writing on food, all in one place.
So visit today, and [more...]
We are very proud to announce that our journal Gastronomica is the co-winner of the James Beard Foundation’s “Publication of the Year.” In the announcement, Gastronomica was cited for its editorial excellence over the last eleven years and for the ways in which the journal has generally deepened our understanding of food.
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