Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy, Co-Authors of American Wine
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CEO and co-founder of B612 Foundation (a private foundation dedicated to protecting the Earth from asteroid strikes), Dr. Ed Lu is a former NASA astronaut who flew three space missions, spent six months on the International Space Station, and has devoted his life to identifying and combating asteroid-related threats to our planet. As he pointed out in a recent 60 Minutes interview, there are in fact more than a million "near-Earth asteroids" that would, if they were to strike our planet, be 1,000 times more powerfully destructive than the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. Now he will discuss his mission to track potentially devastating asteroids, including his B612 Foundation's efforts to build, launch and operate a deep space telescope with infrared capabilities. Learn More
Jancis Robinson, Wine Columnist, The Financial Times; Co-author, American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States
Linda Murphy, Wine Editor, San Francisco Chronicle; Co-author, American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States
In conversation with Leslie Sbrocco, Host, Check, Please!, KQED-TV
Swirl the wine in your glass, wine lovers and aficionados. Is it fresh? buttery? fruity? earthy? smoky? If you love learning about wine, join world-renowned wine personality Robinson and local wine expert Murphy for a fascinating evening. They will share their vast knowledge and colorful tales collected from vineyards across the country. With more than 7,000 wineries in almost every corner of the country, the United States has become the world’s largest wine-consuming market.
About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.