Skip directly to: Main page content



BFTV Cluster News


brewery Sierra Nevada Brewing owners establish endowment in the FST Brewing Program.
Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and his wife, Katie Gonser, have presented UC Davis with a $2 million gift to support the campus' renowned brewing science program.

Request Tracker (RT) Introduction
A brief introduction to the Cluster ticketing system for support issues.


yeasty Come learn about yeast at the UC Davis Biodiversity Museums Day
The Phaff Yeast Culture Collection and the Wine Yeast and Bacteria Collection are participating in the sixth annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museums Day on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Upcoming V&E Extension Events
Check out what's happening in the upcoming months with V&E Extension.

tea fields FST supports the Sensory Aspects of Tea: Global Tea Initiative 2nd Annual Colloquium
This colloquium will feature a full day of events, with a tea tasting in the morning in the Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Theatre and talks in the afternoon.

More Events news...

Making News

Christine Bruhn Christine Bruhn recognized by Walmart
Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Christine Bruhn was recognized as a "Food Safety Champion".

Winter Dr. Carl Winter featured in Washington Post blog
Dr. Winter was interviewed about his research on toxicology of conventional produce vs. organic produce.

block The Block Lab: Increasing Vineyard Water Use Efficiency through Cost-Effective Single-Vine-Resolution Irrigation
In order to increase the efficiency of water use in the vineyard and reduce labor, the Block Lab is working with several collaborators.

More Making News news...


Upcoming BAE Departmental Seminars
Find all upcoming BAE Departmental Seminars for winter quarter here.

RAVE 2016 Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology
Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) is our biannual update on the latest research conducted in the Department of Viticulture & Enology.

Awards and Honors

Duraj Victor Duraj awarded UC Davis STAR award
BAE Safety Coordinator Victor Duraj was recently awarded the UC Davis STAR (Staff Appreciation and Recognition) Award. The STAR Award is for staff who who have demonstrated actions which resulted in positive outcomes, and Victor was nominated by the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Safety Services, Eric Kvigne.

Jenkins BAE Chair and Professor Bryan Jenkins elected an ASABE Fellow
A huge congratulations goes out to Dr. Bryan Jenkins, who was recently selected by the M-131 Fellow committee and elected by the ASABE Board of Trustees to the Grade of ASABE Fellow!

barile Associate Professor Daniela Barile selected as a Chancellor's Fellow
Associate Professor Daniela Barile has been selected to be a 2016-17 Chancellor's Fellow!

More Awards and Honors news...


Bamforth Professor Charlie Bamforth on Science Friday radio
Dr. Bamforth's knowledge was sought by the producers of the national radio show to find out what carbonation bubbles are made of, how they form, and how the fizz in champagne stacks up against beer foam.

Adams and matthews Matthews, Adams and Green retirements
In 2016, we had three retirements in the department: Doug Adams, Mark Matthews and Paul Green.

Jeoh Associate Professor Tina Jeoh selected as a Chancellors Fellow
Associate Professor Tina Jeoh is one of 11 faculty members across camps to be selected to receive the Chancellor's Fellow award!

More Faculty news...


Nicole Student Advisor Nicole Rabaud wins prestigious award
Congratulations are in order for Nicole Rabaud, who won the Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Advising, New Advisor 2017 from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Nicole is the supervising graduate advisor for the Departments of Viticulture & Enology and Food Science & Technology.

BFTV Information Technology Support Team
The BFTV Information Technology Support Team is available to help with administrative, research and instructional computing needs.


Montpetit Course Profile: VEN 128 with Professor Ben Montpetit
VEN 128 focuses on the nature, development, physiology, biochemistry, and control of yeasts and bacteria in the making, aging and spoilage of wine.

alicia Student Profile: Alicia Hoepfner
Alicia is a second year masters student who grew up in Las Vegas with a love for fine dining with family and the occasional glass of wine.

journal cover FST Ph.D. candidate makes the cover of the Journal of Food Science
Ph.D. candidate Molly Spencer's research on a coffee taster's flavor wheel has made the cover of the Journal of Food Science.

More Students news...


FST alum profiled in the New York Times
Henry Yeung, who was a graduate student in Christine Bruhn's lab, is featured in the New York Times' Job Market section. He's interviewed about his position as a sensory analyst for Driscoll's.


IT Timelines and Who Does What - March 2013
If you wonder about how long it should take to get that hard drive replaced and restored, here is a list of jobs and estimated times for completion.


Recent Publications of VEN faculty
Recent Publications of VEN faculty

RAVE Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) 2016
Recent Advances in Viticulture & Enology (RAVE) is our biannual update on the latest research conducted in the Department of Viticulture and Enology

anita V&E On the Road in Madera
The most recent On the Road event was in Madera county on November 16, 2017.

More Research news...