Education

Introducing the New Colorado State University Extension Viticulture Specialist

With some of the highest elevation vineyards in the United States, Colorado boasts a total economic impact of $3.9 billion (according to WineAmerica data).  Home to 145 wineries, Colorado has a new Extension Viticultural Specialist at Colorado State University.  Her name is Charlotte Oliver.  Her educational background is in wine grape pathology, specifically in cluster rots and their control. She …

California Table Grape Growers Offer Scholarships

California table grape growers are offering three types of scholarships to graduating high school seniors from the table grape growing regions of California. There are two types scholarships offered for field workers and their families. The first is a $14,500 scholarship for graduating seniors who will attend two years of a community college and transfer to a California university or …

Lake County Winegrape Commission Awards New Ag Scholarship

The Lake County Winegrape Commission recently awarded its inaugural “Future of Agriculture” scholarship to Atlantis Jones, a senior graduating from Upper Lake High School. The $5,000 scholarship, awarded on behalf of Lake County Winegrowers, was presented during the Upper Lake High School’s Senior Scholarship and Awards Night. “It is so rewarding to see the positive impact that an award like …

Cornell University Grape Pathologist Wayne Wilcox to Receive ASEV’s Highest Honor

After an impressive career spanning nearly 35 years, Dr. Wayne Wilcox will be awarded of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) highest honor, the ASEV Merit Award. Dr. Wilcox dedicated his career to researching and understanding the various factors of fruit diseases and finding ways to manage those disease through practical control programs. He will be presenting the Merit Award presentation, “Molds, …

American Vineyard February Issue

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Contents of the February Issue: Through the Grapevine American Vineyard – 30 Years and Counting Matthew Malcolm Appointed Editor A Benefit to American Vineyard and Grape Industry Tree & Vine Expo Brings Industry Back Together Critical Grape Industry Topics Addressed The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California North Carolina Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Texas Washington

Wine Foundation Awards $41,000 to Viticulture & Enology Students

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation awarded $41,000 in scholarships to seven students pursuing higher education in viticulture and enology. The awards were made from five funds:   Albert Don Memorial Scholarship – Established in 2021 by the Don Family to honor Washington’s respected agriculture and grape innovator Albert Don.   Foundation Scholarship – Established in 2013 by the Foundation Board …

CAWG Foundation Awards $34,000 in Student Scholarships

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $34,000 in college scholarships to seven students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower.  “The CAWG Foundation is honored to award these scholarships and show our support for vineyard employees who are valued members of our winegrape industry …

California Table Grape Growers Award Scholarships

California’s table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to seven students in grape growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California universities or community colleges. Four field worker scholarships were awarded: three for $25,000 for four years of university study and one for $14,500 for study at a combination of community college and university. Recipients may study any …

American Vineyard February Issue

American Vineyard February Issue

Contents of the February Issue: Better Things to Come in the Wine Industry Stasi Seay of Hope Family Wines Navigates Through Challenges Spotted Lanternfly Invasion A Colorful Cause for Concern The Sun will Shine Again on the Raisin Industry Sun-Maid Growers Boast Record Sales The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs Alabama California Florida Minnesota New Mexico Oregon Washington

Viticulture Greenhouse Groundbreaking to be Livestreamed

Supporters of the Department of Viticulture and Enology at Fresno State are invited to sign up for a virtual groundbreaking event for a new campus greenhouse that was made possible thanks to a fundraising campaign initiated nearly a decade ago by the Viticulture Club. Due to COVID-19 social gathering restrictions, Fresno State Interim President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval will keynote the virtual …

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