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Current Wine and Winegrape Research

Competitive grants have funded some of the most exciting new and broad-reaching research on issues relating to wine grapes and enology. Enjoy a full day of brief, 20-minute presentations by researchers describing their current projects in this unique forum.

This is an exclusive opportunity to hear and discuss the latest research directly from these highly-regarded researchers. Topics include work on grapevine breeding and evaluation, cultural practices, disease and insect pest control, and enology. The 20-minute report format allows for synopses of many projects in a single day. Each scientist will have 15 minutes to speak and an additional five minutes to answer questions from the audience.

The researchers competed successfully for grants from the American Vineyard Foundation, a nonprofit corporation supporting research in viticulture and enology. To qualify for these grants, researchers must submit yearly grant proposals and reports, undergoing continuous scrutiny of their work from peer review panels. 

A wine reception, co-sponsored by the American Vineyard Foundation and the National Grape Research Alliance (NGRA) , during which you can meet the researchers, will follow the presentations.

Note: You must be 21 years of age or older to enroll and attend.

Instructor(s)

Deborah Golino, Ph.D., is director of Foundation Plant Services and is a UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis. Her research focuses on the study of grapevine viruses, virus-like diseases and the reduction of the damage they cause.

Schedule

Wed., 9:00am to 5:00pm, Feb 27

Where

UC Davis Conference Center 550 Alumni Lane, Davis CA 95616

Fees

Fee $149.00

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins.

PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ATTEND

Section Number

183VIT203