- Conference 2016
- Finding Irrawang: James King, scientific transnationalism and colonial wine heritage
- I Go to Rio: how wine studies research revealed Australia’s forgotten history with Brazil
- “Wine” – an invention undergoing rapid historical change
- Blogger challenge: shelves full of wine books to read, a new year ahead – what could possibly go wrong?
- Follow worlds in a wine glass on WordPress.com
Historian of nature/culture through studies of wine production, trade and consumption. Also trans-imperialism, migration, mobilities and business. Budding connoisseur of Semillon and Riesling.
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Category Archives: environmental history
A significant colonial vineyard and winery among the original Lower Hunter properties in Australia’s Hunter Valley wine region was actually located about fifty kilometres east of the present-day hub of cellar doors at Pokolbin. In the mid-19th century a key figure in this … Continue reading
Too much wine and not enough water – this is one of the environmental tensions of our times, and it’s in the news again in Australia this week. As I wrote in First Vintage (2012), the use of irrigation to … Continue reading