SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 6, 2020 – Every aspect of the wine and winegrape industry, from science and technology to trends and markets, came under the microscope as experts, economists, scientists and researchers from around the world shared their perspectives with thousands of industry professionals at the 26th Unified Wine & Grape Symposium (Unified), which wrapped up here today.
SACRAMENTO, CA, December 12, 2019 – The 2020 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium is set to open on Tuesday, February 4, at Cal Expo in Sacramento, with three days of networking, learning about the latest technological advances, and critical trends and information required to plan for the year ahead. The 2020 Unified Symposium opens with a luncheon featuring keynote speaker Jeff O’Neill, CEO of O’Neill Vintners & Distillers, the 7th largest winery in California. Mr.
We are pleased to offer the Call
for Abstracts for the Joint 71st ASEV National Conference and
45th ASEV Eastern Section Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon
USA. We encourage submitted abstracts based on original
research and research updates in all areas of viticulture and
The national conference provides a forum for the presentation of
research in the fields of enology and viticulture or related
sciences. An abstract can be submitted independent of publication
of a paper and we welcome abstracts for both ongoing and
completed research projects.
Davis, Calif., July 8, 2019… Kristen Barnhisel, winemaker for white wines at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, has been named 2019-2020 president of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV). She succeeds John Thorngate who was vice president of operations technical services at Constellation Brands. In her new role, Barnhisel will lead ASEV’s 12-member board.
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DAVIS, Calif., May 31, 2019…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has selected 38 scholarship recipients to receive $107,500 in financial support for their pursuit of scientific research and advancement in enology or viticulture at the 70th ASEV National Conference’s Student-Industry Mixer on June 20 in Napa, California.
DAVIS, Calif., April 26, 2019…Wine Enologist and Consumer Behavior Researcher Dr. Susan Bastian of The University of Adelaide, Australia, will be this year’s American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) National Conference keynote speaker that’s taking place in Napa, California on June 19, 2019.
DAVIS, Calif., March 28, 2019…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Board of Directors has selected the winners of the 2019 Best Paper Awards. Authors will be presenting their research papers at the 70th ASEV National Conference on June 17-20 in Napa, California.
Davis, Calif., March 22, 2019…Farm Advisor Dr. Monica Cooper of University of California Cooperative Extension, Napa Valley, is the recipient of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Extension Distinction Award for 2019. Dr.
Davis, Calif., March 21, 2019…Professor Emerita Dr. Sara Spayd of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, has been selected to receive the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Merit Award for 2019. Dr. Spayd will be presenting the Merit Award Presentation, “Grape and Wine Industry, Research, Extension and Education: It Takes Villages,” at the 70th ASEV National Conference on June 20, 2019 in Napa, California.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., February 1, 2019 – Every facet of the wine and grape industry, from science and technology to trends and markets, was examined and discussed at the 25th Unified Wine & Grape Symposium (Unified), which wrapped up yesterday.
The largest wine and grape trade show of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, the Unified drew thousands of industry professionals from all over the world eager to hear about the impact of regulatory changes, trends, technology, research and issues shaping their business decisions.
SACRAMENTO, CA, October 25, 2018 – St. George Spirits’ Master Distiller Lance Winters has dedicated himself to the art and craft of distillation and according to Esquire Magazine, is known for his “penchant for gleefully shunning the spirits world’s conventions.” The James Beard Foundation finalist will be presenting the keynote address at the 25th Unified Wine & Grape Symposium’s luncheon on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento.
Davis, Calif., August 31, 2018…Each year, the
American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) awards
scholarships to students
pursuing a degree in enology, viticulture or in a curriculum
emphasizing a science basic to the wine and grape industry. This
year, 37 students throughout North America received a total of
$107,500 to help support their academic pursuits and provide an
introduction into the grape and wine industry.
Davis, Calif., August 14, 2018… Six students
received accolades for their oral, poster and flash talk
presentations at the American Society for Enology and
Viticulture’s (ASEV) 69th National Conference last
June. ASEV recognized students who are pursuing a degree in
enology, viticulture or in a curriculum emphasizing a science
basic to the wine and grape industry. Awards were made possible
thanks to the generous sponsors: Lallemand (enology) and
Davis, Calif., August 8, 2018…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.
DAVIS, Calif., April 24, 2018…Viticulture
Extension Specialist and Oregon State University (OSU) Associate
Professor Dr. Patty Skinkis has been confirmed as the American
Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) 2018 Extension Distinction
Award recipient. This honor recognizes a current extension
educator for outstanding contributions to an extension program or
the advanced translation of novel research findings into
commercially applicable tools for enologists or viticulturists.
DAVIS, Calif., April 18, 2018…For 30 years, Dr.
Veronique Cheynier has studied wine tannins and pigments, and she
will be sharing insight from her three decades worth of research
at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV)
69th National Conference in Monterey, California. Dr.
DAVIS, Calif., April 16 2018…In recent years,
researchers have gained a better understanding of
Brettanomyces’s impact on winemaking globally.
Brettanomyces has long been viewed as spoilage yeast,
but scientists have identified a range of metabolic products
contributing to spoilage and how Brettanomyces interacts
with different wine environments and microorganisms.
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