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.
Photo features L.C. Jacobson and Department Chair, Dinsmoor Webb as they log in Jacobson’s donations to the department cellar.
L.C. Jacobson teamed up with Del Webb in 1938. The two ex-carpenters took on jobs nobody else had tried and quickly gained a reputation for building them well and finishing them fast. The two ended up completing the construction on “Bugsy” Siegel’s Flamenco Hotel in Las Vegas. Jacobson served as the president of Del Webb Corporation from 1962 to 1966, and it was Jacobson who p...