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logo Facts on arsenic in wine
Facts on Arsenic in Food and Beverages Including Wine
 Arsenic (As) is naturally found in soil and ground water. As such it is taken up by
plants and can be found in plant tissues...


diagram Experimental Design and Chemometrics for Chemists, October 1-2, 2015
This two-day workshop will discuss the basics of experimental design and multivariate statistics for analysis of food and beverage samples.

 Safety Notes 4/20/2015
Safety Notes as of April 20, 2015

Making News

dave block in vineyard UC Davis Researchers Work To Slash Water Usage By California Vineyards
As California continues to struggle with conserving water during the fourth year of its historic drought, researcher at UC Davis are looking at ways to keep the wine industry from reaching the end of the vine.

 Winkler Dinner raises funds for enology, viticulture activities
The 15th annual Winkler Dinner, a fundraiser for the UC Davis viticulture and enology department, is planned for Saturday, May 16, in the olive grove at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food Science on campus.

Runnebaum small V&E welcomes new Assistant Professor Ron Runnebaum
The department welcomes the new faculty member, who has a joint appointment in Chemical Engineering. His work will focus on water and energy efficiency.

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More Job Opportunities

Job Opening: 60% appointment Junior Specialist II, Department of Viticulture and Enology
A Junior Specialist II is needed to coordinate and conduct agricultural field research projects from state funded programs. 60% appointment Junior Specialist II, Department of Viticulture and Enology.


 Meet The Expert: George Zhuang, UC Cooperative Extension Viticulture Farm Advisor
George Zhuang recently joined the UC Cooperative Extension as a viticulture farm advisor for Fresno County. Originally from China, Zhuang studied viticulture and enology at China Agricultural University before attending Michigan State University for graduate school.


Department Computer Lab - VEN Computing Lab - Rules
All currently registered Department of Viticulture & Enology students are eligible to use the computer lab.