Welcome to the Department of Viticulture and Enology
- To train the future leaders in viticulture and enology through education and research
- To conduct solution-driven research for the grape and wine industry
- To disseminate knowledge and information to the grape and wine industry, and community
Each year, over 150 viticulture and enology students take advantage of the extraordinary
opportunities that this one-of-a-kind program offers.
Our graduates can be found in leading grape and wine positions around the nation and world.
Events & Announcements
All new and returning students, graduate students, staff and faculty will kick off the fall semester on Thursday, August 29 in the Department of Viticulture at the annual Welcome & Orientation event! The meeting will begin at 5 pm in the upstairs viticulture and enology conference room.
We are pleased to announce that several faculty, staff, and graduate students represented Fresno State's viticulture and enology program at the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) 2019 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada (July 21-25.) Presentations included:
- Influence of Bunch Rot on Fermentation Kinetics in Chardonnay and Petite Sirah. Jeremiah Q. Loyd, Justin Davis, Walsh Conmy, Sonet Van Zyl, and Stephan Sommer, Fresno State
- Rot Estimation Dynamics in Gondolas. Walsh A. Conmy, Jeremiah Q. Loyd, Justin Davis, Sonet Van Zyl, and Stephan Sommer, Fresno State
Fresno State alum and 2018 Viticulture and Enology Outstanding Undergraduate Student Achiever Kathleen Amaral, who is currently attending the University of Georgia, gave a presentation during the ASHS Conference Viticulture and Small Fruits Session, moderated by Fresno State viticulture and enology graduate student, Jeremiah Loyd on July 23.
In June 2019, our Fresno State viticulture and enology program was well represented at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture National Conference held in Napa. Several of our faculty, staff, and students gave oral and poster presentations and one of our Jordan College of Ag honors student, Matteo Ramagli, received an ASEV scholarship. We are proud of everyone who participated and represented Fresno State at this professional conference.
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GIVE to our Viticulture & Enology Associates Campaign! Simply put, this ongoing campaign is a critical component of our program's financial well-being and was created years ago to help us maintain our position as a global leader in grape and wine education and research. Contributions, large and small, directly support our viticulture and enology department and research center by helping fill the gap between state funding and the our ability to continue to provide the industry with quality academic and research programs.
Looking for a qualified student intern or alumni to fill your position? Employers may post job vacancies on our website at www.fresnostate.edu/jcast/ve/jobs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org your position details.
Official vacancy announcements for viticulture and enology positions at Fresno State
can be viewed at jobs.csufresno.edu.
Viticulture and enology positions through the Fresno State Auxiliary can be viewed on their website at www.auxiliary.com/auxhr/jobs.html.