The new academic year is underway at UC Davis!  Find out the latest news from V&E...

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Research spotlight:
CE Specialist Kaan Kurtural's research at our Oakville Station

The CE Specialist explains his viticultural focus areas.  Read more.

What's happening on campus:

Harvest & crush update
By UC Davis Assistant Winemaker Melissa Pellini. Read more.
VEN 3 in France
UCD Winemaker Chik Brenneman led the course this summer. Read more


Kudos to our faculty on their latest
honors and awards!

Dr. Sue Ebeler was named a 2016 Agricultural and Food Chemistry (AGFD) Fellow by the American Chemical Society. She received the award at the 252nd National meeting in August in Philadelphia.
Dr. Jenny Nelson won an FDA award at the “21st Annual Office of Regulatory Affairs” for Elemental Analysis CAG & Teaching Cadre “for exemplary collaborative training efforts among FDA experts to provide analysts with advanced knowledge of elemental analysis concepts and procedures.”

UC Davis V&E Extension: Bringing the latest research and innovation to industry

The Department of Viticulture and Enology Extension and Industry Relations team has been quite busy!  To keep up with our many doings, be sure to check out our Facebook page!

Extension Focus:

Recap of the Oakville Station Seminar Series in July and August
The Oakville Station Seminar Series on July 22 and August 12 featured Professor Antonello Bonfante and colleagues from the Italian National Research Council, CE Specialist Kaan Kurtural giving a tour of newly planted vineyards, Dr. Johann Martinez (UC Davis), and Dr. Gregory Gambetta from University of Bordeaux. Read more.
Fermentation Readiness with Dr. Linda Bisson
Dr. Linda Bisson's latest Wine Flavor 101 Series was an Issues Program focused on fermentation readiness. Read more.

Future Extension Events!

Catch us on November 16, 2016, On the Road in Madera at the Hampton Inn, Madera, CA.  Featured speakers include:  Anita Obernolster, Kaan Kurtural, David Block, Matthew Fidelibus, Ben Montpetit (our newest faculty member) and Lindsay Jordan.  View the agenda and register here.  

We will be hosting Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology (RAVE) here at UC Davis on December 9, 2016, at the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center.  View the agenda and register here.
The first Flavor 101 of the year will be on January 18, 2017, and the topic will be spoilage, featuring discussion and tasting of the most important spoilage and taint examples in wine.

...And don't miss our 6th Annual UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology Reception for Alumni, Students, Faculty and Friends at the 2017 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Wednesday, January 25, 6:15-8 pm, at the Hyatt Regency in Sacramento.


Spotlight on our students

Student Profile:
Chelsey Azevedo

Her first exposure to the wine industry came early. Read more.
Course Profile: VEN 123 Prof. Andy Waterhouse
Analyzing must and wine with accuracy and precision Read more.

Interested in reading our latest publications?  Click here!

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