Calendar of Events and Important Dates 2018-2019

 2018

  • July 10 - Allied Grape Growers Annual Meeting, Fresno
  • July 11 - Ag One North Bay Alumni Event, Dinner at Santa Rosa Junior College Shone Farm
  • July 12 - Ag One North Bay - St. Helena Lunch - Brasswood Cellars
  • July 18 - SJV Winemakers Brandy BBQ
  • July 31-August 3 - ASHS Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
  • August 7 - Fresno State Grape Day, Fresno State Viticulture & Enology - Registration deadline July 30
  • August 23 - Fall semester courses begin at Fresno State
  • August 30 - Department of Viticulture & Enology Welcome Back Orientation & Dinner for new and returning students.  Meet students, staff, and faculty and this fun and informative event.
  • August 24-26 - Fresno State Viticulture Club & Enology Society members volunteer at the Greek Fest  in Fresno
  • Thursday evenings 6:30 pm - Enology Society meetings are held every Thursday evening at Fresno State during the fall and spring semesters (must be 21 years of age or older to attend)
  • September 3 - Labor Day - Campus closed
  • September 9 - 40th Annual Ag Boosters BBQ, Borba Ranch, Madera
  • September 21 - California Wine Month Celebration hosted by the Madera Vintners Association
  • September 25-26 - Wine Industry Financial Symposium, Napa Valley Marriott
  • October 3 - 14 - Big Fresno Fair, Fresno CA (Agricultural Exhibits, Wine Garden, Food & Entertainment)
  • November 5-9 - Fresno State Early Registration for Spring 2019 begins
  • November 6 - Tree & Vine Expo, Turlock, by American Vineyard Magazine. Dr. A. Shrestha, presenter.
  • November 8 - Rootstock, Napa Valley Grapegrowers
  • November 9 - Central Coast Grape Expo, Paso Robles, by American Vineyard Magazine.  Dr. L. Brillante, presenter.
  • November 12 - NGRA Year-End Board Meeting - TBD
  • November 13, Grape,Nut & Tree Fruit Expo, Fresno Fairgrounds, by American Vineyard Magazine
  • November 16 - Viticulture Club Fall Harvest BBQ, Kings River Winery, Sanger. Tickets on sale Oct. 1.
  • November 16 - 7th Annual Vineyards & Wineries Continuing Education Class Series: Alternative Strategies for Weed Management, Napa.  Click here for details.  Dr. Anil Shrestha will present. 
  • November 21-23 Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)
  • November 28 - Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Resume Workshop, Fresno State
  • November 29 - Ag One Trap Shoot
  • November TBD - San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association Dinner & Forum
  • December 6 - North Coast Wine Industry Expo, Santa Rosa
  • December 12 - Last day of fall semester instruction
  • December 13-14 - Consultation Days
  • December 17-20 - Fall Semester final examinations
  • December 24-28 - Campus closed for the holidays

2019

  • January 9 - San Joaquin Valley Grape Symposium, Easton
  • January 12 - Ag Fest - Fresno State Basketball, Save Mart Center
  • January 17 - First day of instruction, Spring Semester 2019
  • January 17 - Viticulture & Enology Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Fresno State
  • January 17 - Welcome Reception for Dr. Stephan Sommer, Director, Viticulture & Enology Research Center (following the Industry Advisory Board meeting)
  • January 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - Campus closed
  • January 24 - Vineyard Mechanization Demos featuring Mechanized Pruning, Part 1 of 3, Fresno State Vineyards 8-10 am
  • January 29-31 - Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Sacramento (Exhibits January 30-31)
  • January 30 - Fresno State Alumni & Friends Reunion, Sacramento
  • February 1 - FFA Vine Pruning Contest, Fresno State Vineyards (Viticulture Club)
  • February 6 - Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Internship & Career Fair.  Employer Registration   Participating Employer List
  • February 12-14 - World Ag Expo, Tulare
  • February 13 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Dr. Stephan Sommer, Director, Viticulture & Enology Research Center, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • February 14 - Vinifera EuroMaster visitors and presentation, Enology Bldg. #102, 11 am - noon
  • February 18 - Presidents' Day Holiday - campus closed
  • February 21 - Enology Society meeting at Toca Madera Winery in Madera, 6 pm
  • February 21 - San Joaquin Valley Winemakers Meeting, Ovidio Restaurant, 6 pm
  • February 21 - California Table Grape Seminar, Visalia
  • February 25-26 - CAWG Board of Directors Meeting, Sacramento
  • February 27 - UC Davis Current Wine & Winegrape Research, Davis. Dr. Luca Brillante presenting.
  • February 27 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Darek Trowbridge, Owner & Winemaker, Old World Winery, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • February 28 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • March - April TBD - Vineyard Mechanization Demos featuring Suckering, Part 2 of 3, Fresno State Vineyards 8-10 am.  Contact Luca Brillante for info.
  • March 6 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Rachel Naegele, Research Horticulturist, USDA, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • March 7 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • March 7 - Jordan College/ Ag One Stanislaus County Alumni & Friends Dinner
  • March 9 - Raisin Bargaining Association Meeting, Pardini's
  • March 12 - 5th Annual Southern Oregon Grape Symposium by the Rogue Valley Winegrowers.  Dr. Luca Brillante presenting.
  • March 12 - Central Coast Insights, Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Paso Robles. Fresno State alumni Audra Cooper, Tony Correia, and Craig Ledbetter presenting. 
  • March 13 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Anne Huffsmith, Director Regulatory Compliance, Naked Wines, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • March 13 - WiVi 2019 Central Coast, Paso Robles Event Center. Dr. Luca Brillante presenting.
  • March 14 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • March 19-21 - Eastern Winery Exposition, Syracuse, NY. Fresno State Alum Patty Held on Program Advisory Board.
  • March 20 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Dr. Andrew Walker, Professor & Geneticist, Dept of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • March 21 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • March 23 - Fresno State Preview Day for Fall 2019 first-time-freshman and transfer applicants and their families and friends. Register by March 10 or call Admissions at 559.278.2261
  • March 27 - Common Threads Awards Luncheon, Ag One
  • March 27 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Glen Roberts, Director US Exports Assistance Center, Dept. of Commerce, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • March 27 - Raisin Administrative Committee Meeting
  • March 28 - SJV Winegrowers Association Wine Competition
  • March 28 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • April 1 - Cesar Chavez Holiday, Campus closed
  • April 3 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Sandra Hess, Founder DTC Workshops, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • April 3 - Oregon Wine Research Institute 2019 Grape Day
  • April 4 - Enology Society meeting (21 and over), Enology Bldg. #102, 6:30-8 pm
  • April 4 - Lodi Mealybug and Virus Outreach Meeting, Stockton
  • April 10 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Robert Tracy, Owner, BevTrac, Enology Bldg. #102, noon to 1 pm
  • April 10-11 - CAWG Board of Directors Meeting, Sacramento
  • April 10 - CAWG Foundation Gala 2019, Sutter Club, Sacramento
  • April 11 - Vineyard Mechanization Workshop featuring Suckering Demos and Cultivation Displays - Part 2 of 3, Fresno State Vineyards from 8 -10 am. Contact Luca Brillante for details.
  • April 12 - Enology Society Bud Break Bash and Fundraiser.  Engelmann Cellars, Fresno 5:30-10:00 pm
  • April 13 - FFA State Finals - Vine Judging Contest, Fresno State Vineyards (Viticulture Club)
  • April 15-19 - Spring Break. No classes.
  • April 24 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring Jim Agger, Vice President Marketing & Business Development, Wine Direct, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • April 24-26 - ASEV Joint Symposium Yeast & Fermented Beverage Flavor, Sonoma Oxford Suites
  • April 26-28  Fresno State Vintage Days
  • May 1 - Fresno State Fortieth Annual Central California Research Symposium, Henry Madden Library, 8 am - 6 pm. Abstracts due by March 15
  • May 1 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring viticulture and enology student internship student presentations, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • May 2 - Vineyard Mechanization Workshop featuring Mechanical Leaf Removal Demos - Part 3 of 3, Fresno State Vineyards from 8 -10 am.  Contact Luca Brillante for details.
  • May 2 - Jordan College of Ag / Ag One Northern San Joaquin Valley Alumni & Friends Reception, Lodi 
  • May 3 - Duarte Nursery Friends Day, Hughson
  • May 8 - Enology-Viticulture 199 Seminar Series featuring viticulture and enology student internship student presentations, Enology Bldg. #102 noon to 1 pm
  • May 8 - Last day of instruction, Spring Semester, Fresno State.
  • May 8 - 24th Annual Vineyard Economics Symposium, CIA@Copia, Napa.  Fresno State alumni Matt Heil, Glenn Proctor, Toni Correia on the program.
  • May 9-10 - Fresno State consultation day
  • May 13-16 - Finals at Fresno State
  • May 13 - Ag One FoundationTurf Day Golf Classic, Fresno
  • May 16 - Viticulture & Enology Graduation Dinner, Department of Viticulture & Enology.  RSVP by May 2.
  • May 17 - Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Convocation Ceremony, Save Mart Center, 2:30 pm procession.  Details to follow.
  • May 18 - Fresno State Commencement Ceremony - Save Mart Center at 1:30 pm, with a reception for all grads and families at 11:30 am  
  • May 20-22 - 2019 National Winegrape Policy Conference, Washington, DC by Winegrape Growers of America
  • May 22-23 - IQ - Innovation Quality, Silverado Resort & Spa, Napa
  • Summer TBA - Jordan College/Ag One North Bay Alumni & Friends Dinner, by Ag One
  • Summer TBA - Jordan College/Ag One Napa Alumni & Friends Luncheon, by Ag One
  • June 17-20 - 70th ASEV National Conference Napa Valley Marriott
  • June 24-26 - CAWG Board of Directors Meeting June 25, Sonoma
  • June 27 - Lodi Vineyard & Wine Economics Symposium, Wine & Roses Conference Center, Lodi 

 

Calendar of Events and Important Dates: 2019-2020

2019

  • July 19 - NGRA Mid-Year Board Meeting, Geneva, NY
  • July TBA - Allied Grape Growers Annual Meeting, Fresno
  • July 21-25 - ASHS Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV
  • August TBA - Grape Day 2019, UCCE Kearney Ag
  • August 9 - Wines & Vines Packaging Conference, Yountville
  • August 21 - First day of Fall Semester instruction (official first day of fall semester is August 19)
  • September 2 - Labor Day Holiday, campus closed
  • October 1 - Wine Industry Technology Symposium, Copia, Napa
  • October 1-2 - Wine Industry Financial Symposium, Copia, Napa
  • November 7 - CAWG Board of Directors Meeting, Modesto
  • September 8 - Jordan College/Ag One Ag Boosters BBQ 
  • November 11 - Veteran's Day
  • November 11-13 - Sustainable Ag Expo, International Wine Summit, San Luis Obispo
  • November 12 - Tree & Vine Expo by American Vineyard Magazine, Turlock
  • November 14 - NGRA End-of-Year Board Meeting, Sacramento
  • November 15 - Sonoma Grape Expo by American Vineyard Magazine
  • November 19 - Grape, Nut & Tree Fruit Expo by American Vineyard Magazine, Fresno Fairgrounds
  • November 27-29 - Thanksgiving Break (no classes 27-29; campus closed November 28-29)
  • December 11 - Last day of Fall Semester classes
  • December 12-13 - Fresno State consultation days
  • December 16-19 - Fresno State finals (official last day of Fall Semester December 20)

2020

  • February 4-6 - 2020 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Cal Expo, Sacramento

 

Link to Fresno State's Academic Calendar