Viticulture - n. : the cultivation or culture of grapes
Enology - n. :a science that deals with wine and wine making
The V&E Department combines the sciences of viticulture and enology in a single research and teaching unit that encompasses all of the scientific disciplines that impact grape growing and winemaking. For over one hundred years the University of California has maintained an active and productive program in research and education in viticulture and enology. The continuing excellence of the Department has enabled California growers and vintners to develop practices that have allowed the Golden State to achieve its potential and become a premier wine-producing region.
Harry Ernest Jacob
Mr. Jacob was born in Columbus, Ohio, on October 30, 1896. He received a B.S. degree in 1918 from Ohio State University, and the following summer and autumn he spent with the National Geographic Society's survey party in making a survey of the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in Alaska.
During 1919-20 Mr. Jacob was a graduate assistant in Agriculture at the University of California and earned the M.S. degree in Plant Pathology. In January, 1921 he joined the College of Agriculture as Assistant in Cold Storage Investigations. At the end of that year he transferred to the Division of Viticulture, where he served until his death, March 12, 1949.
Professor Jacob gave much of his time and effort to teaching. He ...
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