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.
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.
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.
Dr. Terry Bates, director of the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory (CLEREL) and senior research associate at Cornell University, will be the first 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.
Professor and geneticist Dr. Linda Bisson of the University of California, Davis, will join a prestigious group of wine and grape industry leaders who have received the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Merit Award for outstanding contribution to the Society and the industry.
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has announced the 2014 best enology and viticulture paper awards, based on all research articles published in the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) in 2013. The authors will be recognized at the 65th ASEV National Conference on June 23-27, 2014, in Austin, Texas.
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) 65th annual National Conference is being held in conjunction with the ASEV Eastern Section’s 39th Annual Meeting from June 23 through 27 at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. Known for its food and music, Austin offers those attending the conference a taste of the southwestern vibe while meeting with leading researchers, growers and vintners from around the world to discuss current issues and science shaping the industry.
The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed Dr. James Kennedy as the 2013-2014 president. Chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology at California State University, Fresno, Kennedy succeeds Leticia Chacón-Rodríguez of Treasury Wine Estates to lead the ASEV’s 12-member board.
“It is an honor to serve an organization as established as ASEV,” Kennedy said. “I hope to enhance the legacy of my predecessors, which directly impacts ASEV’s value to the industry today and in the future.”
Exceeding last year’s attendance, 600 wine and grape industry leaders, researchers and other academic representatives from around the world attended the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) 64th National Conference. Hosted last week in Monterey, California, the conference serves as the national platform for the wine and grape industry to disseminate current research reports and present seminars on technology and other themed topics of importance to the industry.
The American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) has confirmed a new editorial team and announced a significant step in strategic planning. Susan E. Ebeler, of the University of California, Davis, has been appointed the enology editor. Peter Cousins, of E&J Gallo Winery, was confirmed as AJEV’s first viticulture editor in 2011. Linda Bisson, also of UC Davis, continues as science editor, but within an enhanced role of directing the vision of AJEV and expanding the content and features of the online journal.
Leticia Chacón-Rodriguez now heads the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) after being confirmed by the board as president. As of July 1, she leads the 12-member board to build on the success of Past President Sara Spayd of North Carolina State University.
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