Awards and Honors

Anita Oberholster, Elizabeth Tomasino and Tom Collins Nominated for Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards 2022 Innovator(s) of the Year Caroline Firman September 15, 2022

Anita Oberholster (Vice-Chair and Cooperative Extension Specialist in Enology in the Department of Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis), Elizabeth Tomasino (Associate Professor of Enology in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University), and Tom Collins (Assistant Professor in Viticulture and Enology at Washington State University) have been nominated for the Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards 2022 Innovator(s) of the Year for their work toward understanding and managing the effects of wildfire smoke in grapes and wine! 

Congratulations to the 2022 Viticulture and Enology Scholarship & Award Recipients

September 12, 2022

Congratulations to all students who received scholarships and awards this year. Scholarship winners were celebrated on Friday, June 10, 2022, during the Department of Viticulture and Enology 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 2021-22 academic year.  

Departmental Awards 
  • Outstanding Senior and Department Citation: Arpa Boghozian 

Awards and Honors

September 12, 2022

David Block, Chair & Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, and Konrad Miller, Adjunct Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis, have won a Special Mention from the OIV - International Organisation of Vine and Wine in their 2022 book awards for their textbook: Unit Operations in Winery, Brewery, and Distillery Design. A ceremony will take place in France on September 30th.