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Nine Wines Earn Gold from Legislators in Wine Competition

Nine Wines Earn Gold from Legislators in Wine Competition

Foundation Gala Raised Funds for Scholarships: Senator Jeff Stone and CAWG Board Member Jeff Wiens California legislators awarded gold to nine wines at the fourth annual California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation Gala on April 10. The friendly wine competition featured 31 red and white wines from 23 California wineries. Legislative leaders from the California Assembly and Senate attended …

Grants Awarded to Educators in California

Community Outreach

Fresno, CA – Thousands of students have the opportunity to participate in innovative educational projects, thanks to a long-standing program funded by the California Table Grape Commission (commission) on behalf of California table grape growers. The “Innovation in Teaching” grant program was created in 1993 to support innovative teaching projects in the California table grape growing regions of the San …

Washington State Viticulture & Enology Research Priorities

Winemakers and wine grape growers in Washington State developed the priorities that will drive the statewide wine research program for the upcoming fiscal year. The priorities will guide the Washington State Wine’s funding recommendations for research in 2019. Washington State Wine surveyed the state’s wineries, wine grape growers and research community to broaden the input used to set research priorities. …

World-Renown Grapevine Pathogen & Disease Researcher Doug Gubler

Doug Gubler Reflects on a Successful Career By Matthew Malcolm, Assistant Editor (Republished online from August 2016 issue of American Vineyard Magazine in honor of the late Doug Gubler) California has led the world in research and innovation in vineyard management practices, and a lot of credit for this goes to UC Davis Extension Plant Pathologist Dr. Walter Douglas Gubler. …

Cal Poly Names Center for Wine & Viticulture After Industry Donors

In recognition of the generosity and philanthropic support of two vital donors to the building of Cal Poly’s Center for Wine and Viticulture, the center will be named the JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture. Lynda and Stewart Resnick, owners of JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, a family-run winery that focuses on Bordeaux varieties and Syrah in west Paso …

ASEV Confirms New President & Board Members

The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed John Thorngate, Vice President of Operations Technical Services at Constellation Brands, as the 2018-2019 president. Thorngate succeeds James Harbertson of Washington State University to lead ASEV’s 12-member board. “I am honored that I get to serve alongside some of our industry’s leaders who constantly strive to find that balance between …

ASEV Confirms New President & Board Members

The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed John Thorngate, Vice President of Operations Technical Services at Constellation Brands, as the 2018-2019 president. Thorngate succeeds James Harbertson of Washington State University to lead ASEV’s 12-member board. “I am honored that I get to serve alongside some of our industry’s leaders who constantly strive to find that balance between …

California Grape Growers Award Scholarships

Fresno, CA – California’s table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to eight students in grape-growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California universities or colleges. Five field worker scholarships were awarded in 2018: two $3,500 two-year scholarships to community colleges, and three $20,000 four-year field worker scholarships. Three $20,000 four-year agricultural scholarships were also awarded in 2018. …

The Work of the American Society of Enology & Viticulture

The American Society of Enology & Viticulture (ASEV) is excited to present their 69th Annual Conference this coming June in Monterey for growers, vintners, researchers and industry representatives.  Watch this brief interview with ASEV President James Harbertson who shared what ASEV brings to the industry throughout the year.  Read more in American Vineyard Magazine. Enjoy our Ag video news?  Be …

CAWG Foundation Awards $30,000 in Student Scholarships

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to nine students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California wine grape grower. “We are excited about the amazing students we honored with scholarships this year,” said Steve Heringer, chair of the CAWG Foundation board of directors. …

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