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.
Confrerie des Chevaliers duTastevin
Originally founded in 1703 as the Ordre de la Boisson and resurrected under its current name in 1934, the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin is an exclusive club of Burgundy wine enthusiasts. The primary goal of the organization is: "To hold in high regard and encourage the use of the products of Burgundy, particularly her great wines and her regional cuisine. To maintain and revive the festivities, customs, and tradtions of the Burgundian folklore, and to encourage people from all over the world to visit Burgundy."
This scholarship is to assist a senior student or recent graduate from the V&E Department for an internship with Burgundy Wine Producers during the harvest and wine making session. The program is r...