Wine Journeys

Myth and History (First Edition)
By Patrick Hunt
Paperback, 190 pages
ISBN: 978-1-62661-064-4 ©2013
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    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 the history of wine at Stanford University 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 Archaeoethnobotany at the Institute for EthnoMedicine.

    Patrick Hunt has been fascinated by Greek mythology since his early years. As a young graduate student at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, he was thrilled to find evidence of the places described in myth still intact. He continued his studies, received his Ph.D. at University College London, University of London, and now teaches courses in humanities, the arts, ancient history, and archeology at Stanford University. He has authored twelve books, including Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History, Renaissance Visions, Myth and Art in Ekphrasis, and Critical Insights: Inferno.
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