Episode 38: Joel Peterson on the Art and Science of Winemaking

These are exciting times for wine lovers. Joel Peterson, the Godfather of Zinfandel, joins Vasant Dhar in episode 38 of Brave New World to raise a toast to the innovators who continue to transform the world of wine.

Useful resources:
1. Once and Future Wine and Ravenswood.
2. Zinfandel on Wikipedia.
3. The parentage of a classic wine grape, Cabernet Sauvignon — JE Bowers and CP Meredith.
4. Historical Genetics: The Parentage of Chardonnay, Gamay, and Other Wine Grapes of Northeastern France — J Bowers, JM Boursiquot, P This, H Johansson and C Meredith.
5. Zinfandel, Dobrièiæ, and Plavac mali: The Genetic Relationship among Three Cultivars of the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia — E Maletiæ, I Pejiæ, J Karoglan Kontiæ, J Piljac, GS Dangl, A Vokurka, T Lacombe, N Miroševiæ and CP Meredith.
6. Whole genome amplification and microsatellite genotyping of herbarium DNA revealed the identity of an ancient grapevine cultivar — Nenad Malenica, Silvio Simon, Višnja Besendorfer, Edi Maletić, Jasminka Karoglan Kontić and Ivan Pejić.
7. An Ideal Wine — David Darlington.
8. Daniel Kahneman on How Noise Hampers Judgement — Episode 21 of Brave New World.
9. Higher wine prices boost drinking pleasure — Clare Baldwin.
10. Interpretations of colour composition in young red wines — TC Somers.
11. Wine Colour and Tannin — The Australian Wine Research Institute.
12. Law and Education in Our Modern World — Episode 5 of Brave New World (w John Sexton).