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.
Harold P. Olmo Fund
Harold P. Olmo
“The passing of Professor Harold Olmo marks the end of an era for the wine and grape industry. His breadth of knowledge and his adventurous spirit were critical to the reemergence of viticulture in California. His lasting imprint will be his tradition of innovation; illustrated by the tremendous collection of diverse Vitis vines that remain a key asset in California viticulture.” Dr. Andrew Waterhouse, Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis.
Established in 1976, by Harold and Helen Olmo, the Harold P. Olmo Fund was established to support research in the field of viticulture. Their intent was clear: The funds may be utilized for ...