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Fresno State Weekly Webinars – Volatile Acidity

Fresno State’s Department of Viticulture and Enology invites interested members of the grape and wine industry to join their free weekly webinar series on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm during the spring semester, excluding holidays. This series features various industry leaders and topics, organized by Dr. Luca Brillante, faculty. Visit fresnostate.edu/jcast/ve to obtain link to join the webinar and/or …

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 …

American Vineyard Magazine September Issue

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Contents of the September Issue: Consumer Behavioral Trends More Long-Term Demand for California Raisins? Fresno State Grape Day University Delivers Vital Info Via Webinar Format The American Grapevine Grape Industry News Briefs California Michigan Missouri Minnesota New York North Carolina Oregon Texas Virginia Washington

Winery Employs New Strategy, Promotions to Adjust to Shifting Consumer Needs

Fresno State Winery business and marketing manager Kevin Smith knows student-produced products have a special place in the hearts of Central Valley consumers, and he is finding ways to continue to serve the community during the national economic downturn. Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s changes to restaurant and store access, Smith sensed consumer needs were quickly changing so he created a …

New Tool for More Accurately Predicting Vineyard Crop Yield

There are so many factors that influence crop yield from year to year and variability across vineyard blocks, making it quite difficult to predict crop size.  But what if you could get a good idea of next year’s crop yields before the season even starts?  Watch this brief interview with Luca Brillante from the Dept. of Viticulture & Enology at …

Recent Study Shows All Around Benefits of Mechanized Vineyard Canopy Management

Recent Study Shows All Around Benefits of Mechanized Vineyard Canopy Management

With a shrinking and more costly labor force, grape growers are searching for new ways to mechanize their vineyard operations, and mechanized canopy management is a great opportunity for growers to look into.  Watch this brief interview with Luca Brillante from Fresno State’s Viticulture & Enology Department as he shares some very positive results of a recent study supporting greater …

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Robert Tracy

Robert Tracy is the owner and co-founder of BevTrac Mobile Quality System, LLC which serves the wine industry by providing specialized technical expertise in the fields of winery sanitation and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) while providing the added value of analytical and microbiological laboratory testing services. For the past 12 years, Robert has consulted at over 100 wineries in the …

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Dr. Andy Walker

Dr. Andy Walker received his MS in horticulture and PhD in genetics from UC Davis.  He is a faculty member of the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis where he teaches general viticulture and grapevine identification.  He held the Louis P. martini Endowed Chair from 2000 to 2015 and has held the Louise Rossi Endowed Chair in Viticulture …

Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Seminar Series: Rachel Naegele

Rachel Naegele received her Master’s and PhD from Michigan State University where she grew to love plant breeding and pathology. In 2015, she joined the USDA ARS as a Research Horticulturalist for table and raisin grape breeding with an emphasis on abiotic and biotic stress resistance. Her translational-based research program uses germplasm evaluations, population genetics, and genomics to address real …

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