About ASEV


About the American Society for Enology and Viticulture

The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (the sciences of winemaking and grape growing) is a 501 (c)(6), tax exempt professional society dedicated to the interests of enologists, viticulturists, and others in the fields of wine and grape research and production throughout the world. Our membership includes professionals from wineries, vineyards, academic institutions and organizations.

Formed in 1950, and originally composed of researchers from the University of California and California winemakers, the ASEV has held a steady growth over the years. We currently have 2200 members, 100 Industrial Affiliates (companies), and two chapters: an Eastern U.S. Chapter and the ASEV Japan Chapter.

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Services We Provide

  • Annual online subscription (calendar year) to the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV), including online access to full AJEV archives beginning 1950
  • ASEV National Conference, with technical sessions, research forums, symposia and industry seminars annually in June
  • Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, presented by the ASEV and the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is held annually in January
  • Scholarship program for students studying enology, viticulture or a directly related field offered to eligible students through
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ASEV Mission

As a society of wine and grape professionals, we promote industry vitality through the exchange of information and the support of research and education. We provide forums for the dissemination of basic and applied research as well as the consideration of critical issues affecting our members. We are committed to providing our diverse membership with resources for continuous improvement and professional growth.

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ASEV Staff

Dan Howard – Executive Director
Raquel Abad – Managing Editor
Daniel Friedlander – Publications & Technology Coordinator
Barbara Johns – Association Services Coordinator
Rosemary O’Brien – Publications Coordinator
Laurie Radcliff – Office Coordinator
Jen Smalley – Event & Trade Show Coordinator
Dean Spencer – Administrative Assistant