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  • 24 Jun 2009

    Good Beer + Good Food. Please.

    Charles Bamforth’s predictions are coming true; but in the opposite direction. Good restaurants are adding good beer. Beer bars aren’t exactly venturing towards good food. Eric Asimovin the New York Times >>

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  • 15 Apr 2009

    Riedel down on beer

    Georg J. Riedel, owner of the fancy wine-glass giant, is down on beer in a recent Baltimore Sun article: “Beer is a very common drink, something served in stadiums in paper cups.” Someone needs to send him a copy of Grape vs. Grain and buy him a train ticket to Bruges for a week. Should […]

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  • 2 Mar 2009

    Charles Bamforth on Authors@Google

    Grape vs. Grain author Charles Bamforth recently spoke at an Authors@Google event. See the video below! Truly entertaining stuff. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjLHsUOraHI He even manages a jab at the Amazon comment comparing his views to promoting genocide. I know.

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  • 26 Aug 2008

    Charles Bamforth Interviewed by Rick Kleffel

    Rick Kleffel is an independent producer with NPR, and has interviewed a remarkable range of figures, and reviewed a massive amount of books. You can view his work here. He recently sat down with Charles Bamforth for a very long interview — a great bonus for beer geeks the world around. Get the full scoop […]

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  • 18 Aug 2008

    Delicious, hand-crafted, wine from a box

    [Update: take our poll below!] How to reduce your carbon footprint? This time, the answer is drink your wine from a box! ‘ITALY’S Agriculture Ministry announced this month that some wines that receive the government’s quality assurance label may now be sold in boxes. That’s right, Italian wine is going green, and for some connoisseurs, […]

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  • 4 Jun 2008

    Charles Bamforth in the LA Times

    Charles Perry of the Los Angeles Times, talks with Charles Bamforth, author of Grape Vs. Grain, about the role of a beer connoisseur at a university known for its winemaking. Now that’s the kind of stuff this beer-loving, NorCal-born blogger is happy to see: Charles Bamforth stirs the pot as UC Davis’ professor of beer […]

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  • 9 May 2008
    Charles Bamforth

    Anchor Brewery Welcomes Bamforth

    I love the Anchor Brewing Co.’s beer. I love it. I love Anchor Steam, I love their Christmas beer on the less “piney” years, I love Old Foghorn, and I really love the rye and gin they’ve been distilling lately. When I went to Oakland, CA for a wedding in my fiance’s family, the hotel […]

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  • 2 May 2008

    Beer vs. Wine Friday

    And the winner is…. Shawn the Beer Philosopher, with: “In wine is truth, in beer is strength … in between them both is one happy man!” Enjoy the book, and keep your tables ring free! Thanks to all the contributors. Grape vs. Grain is now available nationwide.

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