On November 17, 2021, Humanities Texas and Foodways Texas will host "A Conversation with Jessica Dupuy." A wine, spirits, food, and travel writer, Dupuy has covered culinary trends for various publications throughout her career. Her latest book, The Wines of Southwest U.S.A., a part of the Classic Wine Library, covers the emerging American wine regions in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. This virtual program will introduce the history of the Texas wine industry from the High Plains to the Hill Country and explore how the state has become a major player in North American winemaking. The conversation will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
7:00–8:00 p.m. CT
This live, virtual event is free and open to the public. Please register online to attend. You will receive a Zoom link via email prior to the virtual event.
Jessica Dupuy is a wine and spirits columnist for Texas Monthly magazine and Forbes.com. Her work has also appeared in Food & Wine, Wine Enthusiast, Imbibe, Guild of Sommeliers, SevenFifty Daily, Southern Living, and National Geographic Traveler. She is a diploma candidate for the Wine and Spirits Educational Trust, a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers, and a Certified Specialist of Wine and Spirits through the Society of Wine Educators. Dupuy travels extensively to wine and spirits regions around the world to tell the stories of people, places, and culture.
Jessica has also covered food trends for various publications throughout her career and is the author of Uchi: The Cookbook; The Salt Lick Cookbook: A Story of Land, Family and Love; Jack Allen's Kitchen Cookbook; The United Tastes of Texas, The United Tastes of the South with Southern Living; and Tex-Mex: Traditions, Innovations, and Comfort Foods from Both Sides of the Border with Atlanta-based chef Ford Fry. Her latest book, The Wines of Southwest U.S.A., a part of the Classic Wine Library, covers the emerging American wine regions in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado.