UC Press’ Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies and Editor Melissa L. Caldwell are pleased to announce a new collaboration with the University of London’s SOAS Food Studies Centre. Through this partnership, the Distinguished Lecture Series will serve up a recurring forum for leading scholars, students, journalists, practitioners, and members of the public to [more...]
UC Press is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious lists in Food Studies, an interdisciplinary field that brings together scholars from diverse backgrounds to examine the role and impact of food consumption and production. Many of our authors, like Marion Nestle and Janet Poppendieck, highlight and challenge the food industry’s negative impact [more...]
Congratulations to Jamie Goode and Randall Grahm, both finalists for the 2014 Wine Blog Awards. Grahm’s Been Doon So Long Blog and Goode’s Wine Blog are nominated in the Best Overall Wine Blog category, and Been Doon So Long is also a finalist for Best Winery Blog.
Cast your vote for the winner before midnight on June 20!
The Washington Post mentioned Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy’s American Wine in its list of “Best wine books of 2013.” The Post called the reference guide a gift “any wine lover would appreciate.” Wine writer Dave McIntyre profiled American Wine earlier this year, praising its mission to capture American wine culture in all 50 states. The [more...]
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...]