Catalyst: Discovery into Practice
Accelerating Adoption of Innovative Wine and Grape Research and
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
Catalyst: Discovery into Practice is a newly launched
journal from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture.
The American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) is ASEV’s
flagship journal, publishing novel, foundational research in
areas underpinning grape and wine production. AJEV’s focus is
research, with a mission of “research to discovery.” Catalyst
will complete the continuum, with translation of research into
practice, and will focus on extending fundamental discoveries in
the scientific disciplines to sustain and advance winemaking and
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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,
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.
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.
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