Viticulture and Enology

Viticulture and Enology Extension Update

September 22, 2021

On June 7, we hosted a program dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the grape and wine industries.  Representatives from UC Davis and individuals working in the wine and grape industries discussed the following topics:  increasing diversity among students at UC Davis and in the Department of Viticulture and Enology, increasing diversity in the grape and wine industries, promoting a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, opening the door to underrepresented consumers, and making wine more accessible.  The program featured welcoming remarks by UC Davis Chanc

Congratulations to the 2021 Scholarship & Award Recipients

September 17, 2021

Congratulations to all students who received scholarships and awards this year. Scholarship winners were celebrated on Friday, June 11, 2021, during the Department of Viticulture and Enology Zoom graduation ceremony.  The Department is grateful to the generous donors who make these opportunities possible. 

The Department of Viticulture and Enology awarded the following students with department citations at the end of the 2021 academic year.  

Departmental Awards 

  • Outstanding Senior and Department Citation: Mackenzie Davis

Student Spotlight: Andrew Misialek

September 17, 2021

Andrew Misialek is a graduate student in the Department of Viticulture and Enology. Find out more about Andrew and how he found himself studying at UC Davis after deciding to switch career paths. 

Degree, Focus, and Areas of Interest

Rutherford Hill Winery is Hiring

June 17, 2021

Rutherford Hill Winery is now hiring for the 2021 Harvest Season! We specialize in making Merlot as well as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Rosé. We are looking for passionate individuals who are dedicated to working hard and making great wines!

Duration of the assignment is from June to November

Positions available:

Chimney Rock Winery is Hiring

June 17, 2021

Chimney Rock Winery is now hiring for the 2021 Harvest Season!  We specialize in making world-class Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stags Leap District. We are looking for passionate individuals who are dedicated to working hard and making great wines! Duration of the assignment is from September to mid-December.  Come join our extraordinary team for an unforgettable harvest!

Cellar Harvest Intern Duties and Responsibilities:

Viticulture and Enology Extension Update

June 01, 2021

The extension and industry relations team was busy as usual these last few months.  We had a booth at the virtual Unified Symposium in January 2021, and although we did not have as many people stop by, those who did had some fruitful conversations.  We presented three “On Campus” programs via Zoom: Healthy Vineyard Soils; Wine Regulations; and Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology (RAVE).