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.
Ernest J. Gallo Educational Trust
This photo is of Amelia and Ernest Gallo with Dr. Bisson, taken in the 1990s at a V&E celebration.
The Maynard A. Amerine Endowed Chair in Viticulture and Enology Department of Viticulture and Enology Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
This is the first endowed chair position to be funded at UC Davis. It was established by Ernest Gallo via the Ernest Gallo Educational Trust, in 1978. Mr. Gallo w...