DAVIS, CALIF., May 13, 2016… Enology Professor Emeritus Dr. Bruce Zoecklein of Virginia Tech will be this year’s recipient of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Extension Distinction Award. This honor recognizes a current extension educator for outstanding contribution to an extension program or the advanced translation of novel research findings into commercially applicable tools for enologists or viticulturists. Dr. Zoecklein will share his presentation, “In Vino Veritas and Jefferson’s Dream,” on June 29, 2016, at the 67th ASEV National Conference in Monterey, California.
DAVIS, CALIF., May 9, 2016…Professor and biochemist Douglas O. Adams of the University of California, Davis, has been confirmed as the recipient of the 2016 Merit Award, the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) highest honor. He will be sharing his presentation Representations and Interventions in Growing Grapes and Making Wine at the ASEV’s 67th National Conference in Monterey on June 30, 2016.
DAVIS, Calif., April 6, 2016…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has selected the recipients of the 2016 Best Paper Awards. The selected authors will be presenting their papers as keynote presentations at the Society’s 67th National Conference on June 27-30 in Monterey, California.
ASEV is pleased to welcome Daniel Friedlander as the new Publications & Technology Coordinator. Daniel’s main responsibilities are to maintain ASEV’s brand in all of the communication channels including websites, publications (non-scientific), and promotional materials. Additionally, he’ll oversee meeting presentations and signage, maintain databases, and provide IT support for the organization.
Experienced in various graphic design-related areas, Daniel’s technical background includes web development, networking, and troubleshooting. He brings an array of skills to complement the growing needs of ASEV. Daniel has a design degree from Western Washington University and speaks fluent Spanish.
Catalyst: Discovery into Practice
Accelerating Adoption of Innovative Wine and Grape Research and Technologies
DAVIS, CALIF., January 6, 2016….The highly respected American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) will soon have a sister publication that picks up where AJEV leaves off. The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) is moving forward with plans to publish a second journal, Catalyst: Discovery into Practice, to bridge the gap between basic research and the practical application of that science. The member-exclusive, peer-reviewed online publication is slated for release in June 2016.
We are pleased to offer the Call for Abstracts for the 67th ASEV National Conference in Monterey, California USA. We encourage submitted abstracts based on original research and research updates in all areas of viticulture and enology. Abstracts related to water management are also encouraged.
ASEV is seeking candidates for a Technical Program Director (TPD). The TPD is a volunteer position appointed by the Board of Directors for a three-year term and is responsible for shaping and delivering relevant technical content that impacts many sectors of the wine and grape industry, including winemakers, viticulturists, university researchers, students and other professionals.
The TPD is tasked with guiding the ASEV’s Technical Program Committee on the development of technical projects such as symposia, workshops, seminars, and sessions for the National Conference. Candidates must have a strong interest in fostering a technical program platform that disseminates both fundamental and applied research to the professional wine and grape industry. Qualified candidates can submit their resumes by January 6, 2016.
For more information about this position, click here.
This year’s 66th ASEV National Conference delivered a full menu of both technical information and fun in Portland, Oregon. A highlight this year was president Lise Asimont’s heartfelt traditional Polynesian dance for Lyndie Boulton. Additionally, there are some great photos of the 2015 conference you will want to check out too.
Mark Greenspan, president of Advanced Viticulture Inc., has been confirmed to serve as the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) 2015-2016 president. Greenspan succeeds Lise Asimont of Francis Ford Coppola Presents to lead ASEV’s 12-member board.
ASEV welcomes Jen Smalley, our new event and meeting planner. Prior to joining ASEV, Smalley managed events and coordinated unique wine experiences during her 11-year career with Silverado Vineyards in Napa. She organized and oversaw tastings, specialty tours and wine club events, as well as corporate and private events. Additionally, she mentored and trained staff for hospitality events, brand promotion, and company procedures.
If you attended the National Conference in Portland, Oregon we ask that you take a few minutes to complete all surveys that pertain to the program events you attended. Your feedback is essential as it will assist us in future program development to provide the most relevant industry information and platform for research presentations.
The following surveys are available through July 17. Surveys are listed in the order they appear on the Daily Schedule.
Consulting Enologist and Retired Senior Vice President E.B. “Pete” Downs of Kendall-Jackson Winery joins a prestigious group of wine and grape industry leaders to receive the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Merit Award for outstanding contribution to the Society and the industry. Downs will receive the 2015 Merit Award following his presentation, “Politics and Wine – Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!” on Thursday, June 18, at the 66th ASEV National Conference in Portland, Oregon.
Davis, Calif., February 27, 2015…After more than three decades of leadership, Lyndie Boulton will retire as executive director of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) at the end of June. The ASEV Board has appointed Assistant Executive Director Dan Howard to assume management of the 2,000 member organization as the new executive director.
DAVIS, Calif., February 19, 2015…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has selected the 2015 Best Paper Awards, with the generous support of J. Lohr Vineyards. The selected authors will be recognized at the Society’s 66th National Conference on June 15-18 in Portland, Oregon.
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has selected the 2015 Best Paper Awards, with the generous support of J. Lohr Vineyards. The selected authors will be recognized at the Society’s 66th National Conference on June 15-18 in Portland, Oregon.
Eager to tap into the latest technology, trends and innovations shaping their industry, 14,000 wine and grape industry professionals from all over the world attended the 21st Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, which concluded its three-day run in Sacramento on January 29, 2015.
As the largest wine and grape industry event of its kind in the Western Hemisphere, the Unified provides industry professionals with a unique opportunity to hear from experts on a range of emerging wine, winegrape and marketing issues, while also visiting nearly 700 exhibitors spread across a 170,000 square foot trade show floor.
We are pleased to offer the Call for Abstracts for the 66th ASEV National Conference in Portland, Oregon USA. We encourage submitted abstracts based on original research and research updates in all areas of viticulture and enology. Abstracts on nitrogen in grapes and wine research are encouraged specifically for the Nitrogen Symposium. Research related to a wider nutrition theme will also be pertinent to National Conference sessions.
We are pleased to announce that Raquel Abad will assume the Managing Editor position that Judith McKibben has held the past fourteen years. Raquel holds a Master of Library and Information Science and was a medical librarian for the University of California, Davis, for the past four years.
The first combined efforts of the ASEV national and chapter board members for June’s 65th National Conference and the Eastern Section’s Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas delivered great times and positive results. Highlights included the Eastern Section student Oenolympics and touring Texas wineries. Click here to enjoy the 2014 conference photos.
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