News & Upcoming Events
- 11/25/2018Joan Marie Galat Astronomy StoriesWhere: Morninville Public Library, Edmonton
When: November 25 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
What: Join Joan for astronomy themed stories, hot chocolate, and cookies as well as the chance to purchase autographed books.
- 01/25/2018The 2018 Gourmand Award finalists are announced
The Gourmand Awards are the major Food Culture event in the world. They started in 1995 for cookbooks and wine books, at Frankfurt Book Fair. They now include all Food Culture content.
This year they had entries from 215 countries and regions and Finalists for Food from a total of 134 countries.
There are 100 categories for Food. This is reflects the wide diversity of world food culture. It is a major achievement to be on this list of Finalists. 67% of the categories have 12 or less finalists.
Below are the Whitecap books that are finalists in their category
Television English category
Honest to Goodness, Christine Tizzard
- 12/07/2017The Guardian (UK) Best Books on Drink list of 2017Included on the list is 9000 Years of Wine: A World History
From the selection committee: "It’s impeccably researched: if you want to know the impact of the French Revolution on wine, this is the place to start. The statistics in particular are wonderful, such as a hospital in Darmstadt, Germany, that got through 4,633 bottles of white, 6,332 bottles of red, 60 bottles of champagne and 30 dozen bottles of port in one year, 1870. That’s where I want to convalesce."