We are pleased to offer the Call
for Abstracts for the 72nd ASEV National Conference in
Monterey, California USA. If we are not able to host an
in-person meeting due to COVID restrictions,
we will host a virtual conference.
We encourage submitted abstracts based on original research and
research updates in all areas of viticulture and enology.
Additionally, we would also like to see abstracts in the
following research areas:
Climate and other environment issues
Trunk disease management
Tactics in vineyard wildfire prevention
Impact of smoke exposure on grape and wine composition
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 30, 2020…Dr. Patty Skinkis, Oregon State University’s Viticulture Extension Specialist and Professor, has been confirmed as 2020-2021 president of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) as of July 1. She succeeds Kristen Barnhisel, winemaker for white wines at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines. Dr. Skinkis will lead ASEV’s 12-member board.
DAVIS, Calif., July 29, 2020…Due to the cancelation of its National Conference, the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) had to find creative ways on how to handle student activities and presentations that are normally held during the conference.
DAVIS, Calif., July 27, 2020…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) selected 50 scholarship recipients to receive $107,500 in financial support in their pursuit of scientific research and advancement in enology or viticulture.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 14, 2020… Due to concerns about COVID-19, organizers of the 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium announced the event will be presented online as a virtual conference on January 26-28, 2021. In addition, the Unified will host a virtual trade show throughout the three days, with an additional half day on Friday, January 29, 2021, from 8 to 11 a.m. The Unified was scheduled to occur on January 12 – 14, 2021 at the Cal Expo grounds.
DAVIS, Calif., March 25, 2020…The Joint 71st ASEV National Conference and 45th ASEV Eastern Section Annual Meeting set to take place on June 15-18, 2020, in Portland, Oregon, has been canceled. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidance for large events during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ASEV Board made this difficult decision to prioritize members’ and attendees’ safety and well-being.
DAVIS, Calif., March 9, 2020…The American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) Board of Directors has selected the winners of the 2020 Best Paper Awards. Authors will be presenting their research papers at the Joint 71st ASEV National Conference and 45th ASEV Eastern Section Annual Meeting on June 15-18 in Portland, Oregon.
Davis, Calif., March 2, 2020 – Professor, author and sensory scientist Dr. Hildegarde Heymann has been a champion of sensory science as a field of study for 40 years. As such, she has seen this subject progress over time, and it has become one of her most popular classes with enology students.
Davis, Calif., February 26, 2020…A prominent player in the Washington viticulture scene, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Dr. Michelle Moyer, has been confirmed by the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) to receive the Extension Distinction Award. Dr.
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.
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.
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.
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