UC Davis Viticulture and Enology

On-the-road in the Foothills-February 27, 2015

8:30-9:00 am                    Check-in, light breakfast and coffee

9:00-9:05 am                    Welcome

9:05-9:45 am                    A new era in wine microbiology-routine tracking of all microbes in all places – David Mills, Shields Endowed Chair, Professor of Food Science and Technology and Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:45-10:10 am                  Assessments of ripeness– Anita Oberholster

10:10-10:30 am                Effect of slope and aspect on vine water and stress-Lynn Wunderlich, Farm Advisor UC Cooperative Extension-Central Sierra

10:30-10:40 am                Break

10:40 -11:20 am               Wine Faults - Linda Bisson, Professor and Geneticist,

Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

11:20 am -12 pm               Cap Management and Extended Maceration - David Block, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Viticulture and Enology and Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Davis

12:00 -12:40 pm               Smoke taint and Wine Maturation tools - Anita Oberholster, UC Cooperative Extension Specialist, Enology, UC Davis.

12:40 -1:30 pm                 Lunch and Discussion

Location:  Terra D’Oro Winery, 20680 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth, CA

Thank you to Terra D’Oro Winery and Chris Leamy for hosting this educational seminar!