The History of Wine
November 16, 2017
Time: 4:15 pm
Cost: $65.00

Address & Location

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W. Harbor Blvd., San Diego, 92101
Contact: Kelly Beck
Phone: 619-312-1212

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Dr. Patrick McGovern, world-renowned ethno-botanist and the world's leading authority on ancient wine, discusses how the modern grapevine has evolved from vitis ampelopsis 200 million years ago to become the source for the most important beverage on earth. A light-hearted, pro-reviewed TED-talk style romp through the history of wine, with stops in Armenia, trans-Caucasia, Canaan, Egypt, Etrusca, Greece, Rome, Gutenberg, and Pasteur. The event is part of San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, the largest, most talked about wine and food festival in Southern California. 150 Wine, Beer + Spirit Purveyors, 60 of San Diego's Top Chefs, Gourmet Foods, Art & More!