Lectures and Tastings

April 15-16, 2019: Stanford University conference on “Alcohol, rituals and spiritual word in ancient China and beyond: an interdisciplinary perspective, TBA

Jan. 2019: ancient wine talk as “capstone” of Wine Sommelier Summit, CIA, Napa, CA, TBA

Nov. 23, 2018: lecture at Sool (“Alcohol”) conference in Seoul, South Korea

Nov. 13, 2018: lecture and panel discussion at Georgian wine conference, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Nov. 2, 2016: lecture on ancient wine at American Wine Society national meeting in Buffalo, NY

Oct. 18, 2018: lecture on ancient wine for Princeton Theological Seminary class (“Wine and Bible”), Farminary, Princeton, NJ, 6:30-9 PM

Oct. 9, 2018: lecture and class at Harvard University, in conjunction with Harvard Art Museums and Semitic Museum

September 13-14, 2018: British Academy, London, conference on Alcohol and Humans: A Long and Social Affair (“Uncorking the Past: Alcoholic Fermentation as Humankind’s First Biotechnology”)

August 3 (Friday) and 4 (Saturday), 2018: Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA (Drinking in the Past: Rediscovering and Recreating Ancient Egyptian Brews, Talk and Tasting)

June 14-15, 2018: Eastern Michigan University, Thursday: 4 PM, public lecture (Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created), and Friday, 1:30 PM, “Alcoholic Beverages as the Universal Medicine,” both lectures in 154 Science Complex; Thursday, 6 PM: Midas dinner with Ancient Ales, Bona Sera Restaurant, Ypsilanti.  Contact Harriet Lindsay (harrietlindsay@gmail.com)

June 6, 2018: Goddard Space Flight Center, Beltsville, MD (Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created)

May 19-20, 2018: Food&Science Festival, Mantua, Italy.  Lecture on Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created at Bibiena Theater (Sat. PM) and tasting to follow

April 12, 2018, 4:30 PM: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI, keynote (Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created), and Midas dinner with Ancient Ales, Kalamazoo Beer Exchange (https://www.facebook.com/WMUHistory/)

April 24, 2018, 6 PM: Freising, Germany, 13th European Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry Workshop, “Uncorking the Past: Alcoholic Beverages as the Universal Medicine before Synthetics”

March 25, 2018, 11 AM: Chadds Ford Historical Society, Chadds Ford PA: Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created

March 18, 2018, 3:30 PM: American Chemical Society, New Orleans LA, symposium on “Food at the Crossroads: Water, Energy, Environment, Technology, “Uncorking the Past: Alcoholic Beverages as the Universal Medicine before Synthetics”

March 14, 2018, 9 AM: American Mead Makers Association conference, Broomfield CO, keynote (Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created)

February 15, 2018, 7 PM: Band of Media Brewers (The BOMB), Sterling Pig Brewery, Media PA (Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created)

December 7, 2017: College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, St. Joseph MN: Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created

December 5, 2017: Penn Museum, tasting of Ancient Ales and reparte with Sam Calagione

October 11, 2017: La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux, France, keynote lecture

Early October, 2017: University of New England, Biddeford, ME (near Portland), multiple events

September 22, 2017, 5-7 PM: Baltimore Book Fair, with Sam Calagione and tastings of Ancient Ales (Midas Touch, Chateau Jiahu, and Theobroma)

August 20-22, 2017: BevCon, Charleston, SC: lecture and seminar

June 15-17, 2017: Homebrewers conference, Minneapolis, MN

June 14, 2017Brooklyn Historical Society

June 9-10, 2017: Smithsonian Institution, Ancient Wine

June 8, 2017: Smithsonian Institution, Ancient Brews

June 6, 2017: Philadelphia Free Library, Ancient Brews

June, 2017: Publication of Ancient Brews Rediscovered and Re-Created by WW Norton, NYC.  Tour to DC, Boston and New York, and other events.  Details coming.  Possible new ancient ale in Rehoboth…

May 21, 2017, 6 pm: Sedgeley Club, Philadelphia: Midas dinner and lecture

Week of May 2-5, 2017, various times: Center for Intercultural Studies, Mainz University (Germany): public lecture

Friday, Febuary 24, 2017, evening: Alcohol in the Ancient World conference, Center for Ancient Studies, Penn Museum: keynote on ancient fermented beverages

Saturday, November 19, 2016: What’s That You’re Drinking: Midas Touch or Chateau Jiahu?, Philadelphia Classical Society, Baldwin School

Wednesday, November 16, 2017: UPenn Prevention Research Center annual meeting, Center for Health Behavior Research, Penn Museum

Friday, November 11, 2016, 12-1 pm: Hershey (PA) Medical Center, Uncorking the Past: Fermentation as Humankind’s First Biotechnology

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 5-8:30 pm: American Chemical Society, Juniata College, PA: Uncorking the Past: A Biomolecular Archaeological Perspective

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 7:30-9 pm: Exxon-Mobil Research Club, Bridgewater Manor, 1251 Rte. 202/206, Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807: Uncorking the Past: Fermentation as Humankind’s First Biotechnology

Friday, June 10, 2016, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: National Homebrewer Conference, Baltimore Convention Center: Ur-Buzz: The Advent of Human-Controlled Fermentation

May 5, 2016: Ancient Ales with Dogfish Head Brewery: 6:00 pm @ Penn Museum

April 4, 2016: Foobooz: Taste Ancient Ales with Dogfish Head at the Penn Museum, by Kelly Alderfer

May 28, 2015: World Science Festival (Ace Hotel, Liberty Hall, NYC), premier of new ancient ale/spirit by Dogfish Head: Press Release and Video.

June 3, 2015: American Committee for Tyre, Library of Congress, lecture on Tyrian Purple and Wine

June 4, 2015: Penn otorhinolarynologists, Penn Museum, Uncorking the Past talk, with tastings

Early September, 2015: Smallholders Gathering Festival in Clachan Village keynote and re-creations of ancient fermented beverages Campelltown and Islay, Scotland

Sept. 26, 2015: St. Louis Beekeepers keynote, lecture and tastings

Oct. 2, 2015: Cleveland Museum of Natural History, lecture and tastings

TBA: AIA lecture in Kent/Akron OH

October 11-13, 2015: International Alcoholic Beverage Culture & Technology Symposium, Taiyuan, China

Past year:

May 14, 2015: National Geographic Society, Washington DC, opening of Indiana Jones exhibit

Cosmos Club, Washington DC, King Midas dinner

May 1-2, 2015: Canadian Archaeological Association keynote and Beerthief, Newfoundland, Canada

Australian Society for Microbiology keynote and talks in Melbourne, Adelaide (Australian Wine Research Institute), Perth, and Sydney.

World Science Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

Tales of the Cocktail keynote, New Orleans

Intoxication and Civilization: Beer’s Ancient Past,” podcast, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Phila.

DeLand (Florida) Craft Beer Week keynote

ALLELE (Evolution Working Group) keynote, University of Alabama

Confucius Institute keynote, University of California Davis

Penn periodontists, Northeast Phila.and Center City

Philly Homebrew Club, Christ Church, Phila.

Northwest China Council, Portland, OR

Cornell-Penn Alumni, Lancaster, PA

Newlin Grist Mill, Delaware County, keynote for ancient and colonial beer conference

Stanford University, Archaeological Institute of America

American Museum of Natural History, NYC

Arnold Arboretum (Harvard University)