Pioneering American Wine

Writings of Nicholas Herbemont, Master Viticulturist Edited by David S. Shields This volume collects the most important writings on viticulture by Nicholas Herbemont (1771-1839), who is widely considered the finest practicing winemaker of the early United States....

Wild Wines by Dawn Marie

If you’ve ever dreamed of making your own wine, you probably thought you needed a vineyard. Or, at least, some grapes. According to Dawn Marie, neither are necessary. In her book Wild Wines she gives a complete guide to making wines from fruits, flowers, roots and...

In Defense of Food, An Eater’s Manifesto

A century ago, American families routinely sat down to dinner to eat whatever mom cooked. Food choices were simple and guided by availability. Picture brown bread, fresh butter, bowls of stewed meat, and platters of glazed carrots being passed around the table. Today,...