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Upcoming Events & Exhibitions:

June 5, 2008

A Very Short History of Wine in America
A Lecture by Thomas Pinney

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Goldwin Smith, Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium

Thomas Pinney, noted wine historian and author of the two-volume A History of Wine in America, will give a lecture that will explore the origins of viticulture in Europe and the development of wine making in America. This event corresponds with the opening of the exhibition, “Song of the Vine: a History of Wine” in the Carl A. Kroch Library’s Hirshland Gallery. Cornell Library’s rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and other artifacts on wine and viticulture will be on view.

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Song of the Vine: A History of Wine Opening Reception

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cornell University Library invites you to the opening reception of “Song of the Vine: a History of Wine”. This event is open to Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff.

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The Future of the New York Wine and Grape Industry
Wine expert Jim Trezise

Wine expert and champion Jim Trezise, President of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation, talks about the current status and future of the New York wine and grape industry. Offered in conjunction with Cornell Library’s wine history exhibition “Song of the Vine: A History of Wine.”

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Related Exhibitions

Other Cornell Library units are also celebrating wine history through associated exhibitions on view during the summer of 2008.