Women Winemakers: Personal Odysseys

About the Authors
Lucia Albino Gilbert, Professor Emerita of psychology at Santa Clara University and The University of Texas at Austin, is a noted scholar in the area of women's career pathways in male-dominated fields. Her recent research focuses on the progress and prospects of women winemakers in California and internationally. She and John developed the extensive educational website, Women Winemakers of California and Beyond, found at www.womenwinemakers.com. Lucia came to love wine growing up in an Italian family.

John C. Gilbert is Professor Emeritus of chemistry & biochemistry at Santa Clara University and the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a beekeeper for more than forty years. Through studying women winemakers, he has applied his extensive knowledge of organic chemistry to understanding the intricate details of winemaking. His own love of wine came through a passion for Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon.

About the Illustrator
Ted CoConis (www.tedcoconis.com), a well-known artist and member of the Illustrators Hall of Fame, created the book cover and the recurring grape cluster interior images.

Illustrator’s Cover Concept