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.
Wine Spectator Scholarship
Wine Spectator Foundation provides critical student support
The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation was established in 1981 by Marvin Shanken, founder and chairman of Wine Spectator magazine. It has provided almost $3 million in scholarship support for Department of Viticulture and Enology students since 1983. The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation is funded through biennial events sponsored by Shanken, the New World Wine Experience (located in California) and the New York Wine E...