The search for wine’s origins

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Fresh grapes are piled into buckets before being transported back to an Italian farmhouse to be squeezed into homemade wine. Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Liliana Moreno

Journalist Kevin Begos set out to trace the origins and history of wine. It’s a journey that took him from the Caucasus Mountains to Greece, Italy, and France and finally back to America. It’s the subject of his book, Tasting the Past”.

Tasting the Past: The Science of Flavor and the Search for the Origins of Wine by Kevin Begos. Image courtesy of Workman Publishing



Evan Kleiman