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Shaping a Taste Landscape

Here is a summary of a recent talk I gave at the College of the Atlantic on the anthropology of wine and the concept of the taste landscape that I am developing in relation to the cooperative production of wine … Continue reading

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A Summer in the Field

Silvio reached up and pulled down a curled up leaf from one of his vines. He unfurled the leaf to reveal the larva of a leafroller (Platynota¬† stultana). Pests like this, he explained, could do serious damage to a vineyard. … Continue reading

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Mountains of wine: Fieldwork in Carema and Donnas

Some of the most fascinating Italian wines (Carema DOC and Donnas DOC) are made at the base of the Alps. Despite a reputation for producing renowned Nebbiolo wines for the past several centuries, ¬†the current culture and economy of wine … Continue reading

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