The 19th Annual Wine Executive Program will take place at UC Davis this March 24-28, 2019. It’s a fantastic collaboration between the Graduate School of Management and the Department of Viticulture and Enology. Both departments are highly regarded in their respective fields, which makes the program so great. It blends both the science of grape growing and wine making with the business aspects needed to be successful in today’s competitive wine market (accounting, marketing, management theory, etc.).
On Thursday, March 1, 2018, the UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology is hosting its annual Food Science Showcase and NCIFT Annual Meeting and Student Recognition Dinner, with featured speaker and acclaimed author Harold McGee. Please see below for the full event schedule!
Would you like to support student attendance to this event? Learn more about the benefits of donating to the Food Science Educational Enhancement Fund. Donors of $50 or more will be recognized at this year’s NCIFT Banquet!
Natural Products Expo West is the world's largest natural, organic and healthy products event and hosts more than 80,000 attendees including those shaping the future of healthy products. The 2018 trade show is held at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 7-11, 2018.
On March 8, five faculty members from UC Davis' Department of Food Science and Technology will present research relevant to the natural products industry. Learn more and register at the link below.
Our 2017 Pete Christensen Wine Grape Short Course was held on December 12 and 13 on the UC Davis campus. The 2-day program brought a full house of industry winegrape growers and winemakers each day. The programs were moderated by Cooperative Extension Specialist in Viticulture, Dr. Kaan Kurtural, and included a full range of topics including the latest research on all things vineyard-related. Our speakers came here from all over California, as well as Oregon and Washington.
UC Davis hosted another successful On the Road event in the Sierra Foothills wine country, in collaboration with farm advisor Lynn Wunderlich. The program on the 28th of November covered a wide range of topics, from using winery wastewater for irrigation by Dr. Anita Oberholster to micro-oxygenation discussed by Professor Andrew Waterhouse. Microbiological issues from friend to foe were covered by Drs. Linda Bisson and Ben Montpetit as well as Lucy Joseph. Like always lunch was shared to exchange ideas about the future and needs of the industry.