• Wine Journeys

  • Myth and History
  • By: Patrick Hunt
  • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
  • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 08-06-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.2 (10 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Patrick Hunt has been teaching in Humanities at Stanford University for the past 20 years. His Ph.D. is from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London, University of London in 1991. He is a National Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America since 2009 and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society since 1989. National Geographic Society has sponsored some of his archaeology fieldwork. He appears frequently on PBS, NOVA, National Geographic and History Channel broadcasts. Hunt has taught a postgraduate course on History of Wine at Stanford and has lectured at wineries and related venues around the world, including for the Napa Valley Vintners Association at Meadowood Resort in St. Helena, Napa Valley.
Among over 100 published articles, he has also elsewhere written articles on global wine history and mythology as well as written and published twelve prior books. He has traveled in wine journeys across five continents and annually spends time in viticultural regions in France and Italy as well as California. Having studied the cultivation and multiple purposes of wine and grapes and early agriculture since the Neolithic, he is also a Research Associate in Archeoethnobotany at the Institute for EthnoMedicine.
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1 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 04-07-17

Pedantic. Feels endless.

Everything you hated about sitting in a lecture hall. Can't wait for it to end.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Beverly on 03-03-16

Good but drab

Parts of this book were interesting, but I found it jammed way too much in. Hunt touches on some interesting wine periods, people, stories and I wished he spent more time on those

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