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What Ralph Kunkee Gave to Our Industry

November 2012
 
by Charles G. Edwards
 
Compared to the standards of some universities, Dr. Ralph Kunkee was a failure. After all, he did not bring in multi­million-dollar research contracts, nor did he publish five or more original research articles per year during his long tenure as an enology professor at the University of California, Davis. But if Dr. Kunkee was a failure, then why have so many people attended tribute events that honor him? What did he really accomplish?
 

 
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