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.
American Vineyard Scholarship
American Vineyard Magazine reaches a vast majority of grapegrowers in California, more than any other magazine of its kind. Chief Executive Officer, Daniel Joseph Malcolm, established the scholarship in the late 1990's. Malcolm's publishing empire includes: California Dairy Magazine, Pacific Nut Producer, and Vegetables West Magazine.
The scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate student in Viticulture with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Past recipients include: Cecilia Aguero, Samuel Barros, Kristin Lowe, Shannon Reis, and Corey Barnes.