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.
Frank H. Bartholomew Scholarship
Frank H. Bartholomew was a not only a wine lover, he was also UPI's last reporter-president. Bartholomew worked for the Oregonian newspaper and later served as President and Chairman of United Press International (UPI) from 1955 until 1972. He died in 1985.Buena Vista Winery was established in 1857 and is California's oldest premium winery. The great earthquake of 1906 destroyed the underground cellars and the property fell into neglect. It was in 1940, that Buena Vista Winery drew new breath under the direction of journalist Frank Bartholomew and his wife, Antonia. The two moved from San Francisco and with the help of famed winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff, restored Buena Vista to its o...