Episode 103: History of the Drink

May 6, 2000
Listen: History of the Drink

We're taking a look at the cultural history of alcoholic beverages in the United States with Andrew Barr, author of Drink: A Social History of America. Jane and Michael Stern take us to Duarte's in the heart of California artichoke country, wine maverick Joshua Wesson advises us on wines to grill by, cheesemonger Steve Jenkins talks cheeses from Auvergne, and legendary cooking teacher, Marion Cunningham is back with another lesson for absolute beginners—this time it's biscuits.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • June 5, 1999 (originally aired)

  • May 6, 2000 (rebroadcast)