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Lecture 1 intro to wineWine is such a complex commodity that affects so many aspects of human historyAgriculture commodity = wineHow to study wine academicallyGeographic-Biologically environment standpoint-Where it grows – grape-Subspecies – 10000 years ago-“Difusion” grapes move around the worldGrape is most grown fruit in the world-Major $ maker-Economically aspect-Perhaps the most lucrative money maker commodity in the world-Upward growth – millennials-Europeans consume lot of wine per capita-US is becoming popularoConsumption rate surpassed beero#1 wine consumer in world (not per capita though)-France Italy spainWine is great shaper of land uses22 million acres dedicated for wine
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