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.
DAVIS, Calif., April 10, 2018…The American
Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) has selected the 2018
Best Papers, available for free at the American Journal of Enology and
Viticulture (AJEV). Authors will be presenting their winning
papers at the Society’s 69th National Conference on
June 18-21 in Monterey, California.
DAVIS, CA, March 22,
2018 - Cornell University’s chemosensory professor
andFlavornetco-founder Dr. Terry Acree will
be the recipient of the 2018 Merit Award, the American Society
for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) highest honor. A leading
researcher on aroma and flavor perception, Dr. Acree will be
sharing his presentation, “From Methyl Anthranylate to Mercaptohexanol:
Measuring Wine Qualia,” at
the ASEV 69thNational Conference on June 21, 2018.
We are pleased to offer the Call
for Abstracts for the 69th 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
Brettanomyces are also encouraged.
SACRAMENTO, CA, January 25, 2018 – Every
facet of the wine industry, from research and science to trends
and markets, was examined, discussed and debated at the
24th Unified Wine & Grape Symposium (Unified), which wrapped
up here today. The largest wine 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 recent
fires, trends, technology, research and issues shaping their
SACRAMENTO, CA, November 20, 2017 – Third generation winegrower
and artisan winemaker Gina Gallo of E. & J. Gallo Winery will
deliver the keynote luncheon speech on opening day of the 2018
Unified Wine & Grape Symposium on Tuesday, January 23, in
Sacramento at the Sheraton Grand.
Davis, Calif., Aug 28, 2017…The American Society for Enology and
Viticulture (ASEV) has confirmed James Harbertson as the
2017-2018 president. Harbertson, associate professor at
Washington State University, Tri-Cities, succeeds Nichola Hall of
Scott Laboratories to lead ASEV’s 11-member board. Harbertson
also holds the interim technical program director position.
Davis, Calif., August 2, 2017…For 37 enology and viticulture
students throughout North America, the pursuit of scientific
research and advancement just got a little easier thanks to the
American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) awarding of
$100,000 in scholarships.
Davis, Calif., March 27, 2017…Professor and geneticist Dr. Andrew
Walker of the University of California, Davis, has been confirmed
as the recipient of the 2017 Merit Award, the American Society
for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV) highest honor. He will be
sharing his presentation, “The Southwestern Vitis – A Grape
Breeding Motherlode,” on June 29, 2017 at the ASEV’s 68th National
Conference in Bellevue, Washington.
Davis, Calif., March 23, 2017… Viticulture Farm Advisor Larry
Bettiga of the University of California Cooperative Extension,
Monterey County, will be this year’s recipient of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s (ASEV)
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. Mr.
Davis, Calif., February 15, 2017…Bridging the gap between basic
research and practical application, the American Society for
Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) debuts today the first issue of
its second peer-reviewed journal, Catalyst: Discovery into
DAVIS, CALIF., January 23, 2017…Drought, climate change and a
spate of Pacific Coast wildfires have heightened concerns about
the impact of smoke on winegrapes and wine. To address this
growing concern, the American Society for Enology and
Viticulture’s (ASEV) has reached out to international smoke taint
experts, researchers and scientists to discuss this challenge as
part of its National
Conference in Bellevue, Washington, this summer.
On August 26, 2016, the Society felt the loss of one of its most
influential members, Dr. Vernon L. Singleton. Spanning 34 years
at the University of California, Davis, his work in wine phenolic
chemistry has left a legacy that continues to shape the wine and
grape industry today. Please click
here for Dr. Singleton’s obituary.
Speaking at an ASEV Symposium celebrating Dr. Singleton’s work in
2008, Dr. John H. Thorngate said, “It was an honor to have been a
student of Dr. Singleton and an even greater honor to have
moderated this Symposium in his honor. It is both exhilarating
and humbling to read these articles and realize the profound
impact that Dr. Singleton’s gifted intellect has had upon our
understanding of wine chemistry.”
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