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Alumni Travel Reading: Vineyards, Vintages, & Chateaux

Food and Drink


Anthropology of Food is a peer reviewed bi-lingual web journal in French and English. It aims to publish research in sociology and
anthropology of food. This journal is published by a network of European academic researchers sharing intellectual interests for food studies.

Read the web journal here.

Vineyards

Bordeaux. Image by Nhan Nguyen. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.

Vignoble Château Segonzac, à Blaye, Aquitaine. Image by hebdromadaires. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.

Château de Cadillac

Cadillac-Accès. Photographer was unlisted. Image obtained on Wikimedia Commons with a Creative Commons license.

The Château de Cadillac website provides a comprehensive and interactive overview of this famous monument of the region. The site includes history, links to practical information about visiting (including a link to the town of Cadillac’s website), resources for teachers, and a great social media page that features exhibits and goings-on in the castle (including le chat du château!).

Visit the website here.

Vineyards, Vintages, & Chateaux

Vignoble Château Segonzac, à Blaye, Aquitaine. Image by hebdromadaires. Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons license.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux Wines

Michael Fagan takes us on this memorable journey through the historic vineyards of Bordeaux in 2005. Discover why this region produces wine with such a prestigious worldwide reputation. Explore the wines, the people, and the Chateaux of this famous appellation (from YouTube).

Bibliographer

Selected and Annotated By:

Victoria Karasic
Digital Literacy and Research Librarian
vkarasic @ pobox.upenn.edu

Website Edited By:

Kelsey LeClair
Specialist in Classical Studies
Administrative Assistant, Penn Libraries

 

For more information visit the Penn Alumni Travel website.

Sights of Bordeaux

Bordeaux. Image by eidole. Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons license.

Bordeaux. Image by Elodie Ruedas. Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons license.

Poetry and Prose

Local Nobility