News & Events

Our calendar of events is listed below.

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Calendar of Events and Important Dates

2021

January 12 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Setting Up Totally Mechanized Vineard and Liability for Growers

January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 

January 19 - First day of spring 2021 semester

January 21 - First day of spring 2021 instruction

January 25 - NGRA Annual Meeting - Virtual

January 26-29 Virtual Unified Wine & Grape Symposium Conference and Trade Show, presented by ASEV

January 27 - Virtual Fresno State Annual Alumni & Friends Reunion - Online! Details coming for alumni and friends!

January 29 - Viticulture Greenhouse Virtual Groundbreaking Event 3:30-4:15 pm.  Click here for more info.  Click here to register to attend.

February 1 - Fresno State Viticulture & Enology Virtual Resume Workshop. 11 am 1 pm. Student sign-up to meet with grape and wine industry members in 20-minute sessions:  http://bit.ly/VitandEnolResume 

February 3 - Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair, Jordan College of Ag/USDA.  Employer registration: bit.ly/HTLOT2021

February 5 - Fresno State Vine Pruning Contest, Fresno State Vineyard by Viticulture Club and Department of Viticulture and Enology (tentative)

February 9-11 - World Ag Expo, Virtual

February 12-14 - Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend, Lodi (see May 15-16)

February 13-14 - Madera Wine Trail Weekend - 10-5 pm

February 15 - Presidents' Day Holiday - no classes, offices closed

February 16 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Spray Tech

February 16-17 - Oregon Wine Symposium

February TBA - IQ 2021 Innovation & Quality, Culinary Institute at Greystone, Napa (tentative)

March 16 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Weather Modeling

March 16-18 - Eastern Winery Exposition, Syracuse, NY

March 29-April 2 - Spring Break - no classes

March 30 - Central Coast Insights 2021

March 31 - WiVi Symposium, Paso Robles Event Center

March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day Holiday - no classes, offices closed

April  - Fresno State Vintage Days 2021 (tentative)

April 13 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Vertebrate Pest

April 20-21 - US Sustainable Winegrowing Summit East, North Fork of Long Island, NY

April 22-24 - Hospice du Rhone, Paso Robles

May 5 - Last day of spring 2021 instruction

May 6-7 - Fresno State consultation days

May 10-13 - Fresno State final exams

May 13 - Fresno State Department of Viticulture and Enology Virtual Graduate Recognition -  Celebrating the Class of 2021  Virtual

May 15 - Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences & Technology and College of Arts and Humanities Commencement at 7 pm  (Livestream)

May 15-16 - Lodi Wine and Chocolate Weekend, Lodi

May 18 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Grape Market Update and Vertebrate Pests

May 20-23 - Paso Robles Wine Festival 2021

May 28-30 - BottleRock, Napa

June 23 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Laws and Regs - Technology in the Field

June 21-24 - ASEV Annual Conference 2021, Monterey

June 21-24 - NGRA & ASEV Precision Viticulture Symposium, Monterey

June 24-28 - Roll out the Barrels Weekend, San Luis Obispo

June 28 - NGRA Mid-Year Board Meeting via Zoom

July 7 - SJWGA San Joaquin Valley Wine Competition, held at Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles

July 7-8 - ASEV Eastern Section Meeting, Bloomington, MN

July 14 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Integrated Pest Management

July 15 - Viticulture and Enology Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Fresno State Department of Viticulture & Enology, Viticulture & Enology Research Center

July 25-29 -  2021 International Cool Climate Wine Symposium, Ontario,  Canada Postponed till July 2022

July 27-28 - International Bulk Wine & Spirits, San Francisco

August - TBA  WBM PACK Design Awards

August 5-9 - ASHS Annual Conference, Colorado

August 22-26 - American Chemical Society Fall Symposia

August 23 - Fresno State 2021 Fall Semester first day of instruction

Fall 2021 TBA - Greek Fest 2021 Click here: TO GO events (Fresno) 

Fall 2021 TBA:  2021 Virtual Annual Department of Viticulture & Enology Welcome Back Orientation for all new and returning Fresno State viticulture and enology students, staff, and faculty.

September - California Wine Month

September 6 - Labor Day Holiday, campus closed

September 12 - (Tentative) Ag One Ag Boosters BBQ, Borba Ranch, Madera

September 15 -  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Integrated Pest Management

October 1 - 31 - Fresno State Fall Crowdfunding Campaign Month

October 6-17 - Big Fresno Fair

October 13-  2021 Virtual Grower Education Series, San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers: Laws & Regs

October 18 - Nov. 30 - Sustainable Ag Expo Hybrid with Online & In-Person Opportunities, Central Coast, CA

October 31 - Nov. 5, 2021  ISHS International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology, Stellenbosch, South Africa 

November TBA - Fresno State Day of Giving - One day fundraising campaign

November 5 - Sonoma Grape Expo, Cloverdale.  Malcolm Media

November 9 - Tree & Vine Expo, Turlock.  Malcolm Media

November 9 - WBM Winejobs HR Summit

November 9-10 - WBM Financial Symposium 2021

November 11 - Holiday - Veteran's Day - no classes, offices closed

November 12 - Grape Nut & Tree Expo, Fresno.  Malcolm Media

November 12 -  Fresno State Viticulture Club Fall Harvest BBQ - Tentatively planned at Kings River Winery in Sanger, CA.  Vit Club Squareup

November TBA - Annual Fresno State Viticulture and Enology Resume Workshop - Department of Viticulture & Enology

November 18 - NGRA   End of Year Board Meeting, St Louis, MO

November 24-26 - Thanksgiving Break -  no classes, offices closed

December 24 - January 1 - Holiday Break - offices closed

2022

January 17 - Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes, offices closed

January 20 - Fresno State 2022 Spring Semester First day of instruction

January 24 - NGRA Meeting of the Members and First of Year Board Meeting, Sacramento, CA

January 25-27- Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, Safe Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento.  Booth #934

January 26 - Fresno State Annual Viticulture and Enology Alumni and Friends Reunion, 6:15 pm.  TBA

TBA:  Harvesting the Leaders of Tomorrow Career & Internship Fair, Jordan College of Ag/USDA. 

February 8-10 - World Ag Expo, Tulare

February 15-17 - Oregon Wine Symposium, Portland, OR.  OWA in-person trade show: March 8 and 9, 2022

February 21 - Holiday - President's Day - no classes, offices closed

March 22-24 - WBM Eastern Winery Exposition 2022

March 29-30 - Central Coast Insights  and WiVi Central Coast 2022

March 31 - Holiday - Cesar Chavez Day - no classes, offices closed

April 11 - 15 - Fresno State Spring Break - no classes

May 19 - Tentative Annual Department of Viticulture & Enology Graduation Dinner honoring our Class of 2022

May 20-21 - Fresno State Convocation and Commencement Ceremonies

June 19-22 - ASEV Annual Conference, San Diego, CA

June 26-29 -  Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference & WineTech Exhibition, Adelaide, South Australia

July 13-15 - ASEV Eastern Section Annual Meeting, Minnesota

July 17-21 -  International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2022, Brock Univerisitiy, Ontario,  Canada

July 30 - Aug. 3 - ASHS Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

August TBA - Fresno State Grape Day, Department of Viticulture and Enology, and Viticulture & Enology Research Center, Fresno, CA

 

Link to Current Fresno State Academic Calendar

Link to Next Fresno State Academic Calendar

 

Note:  Many non-university events related to the grape and wine industry are included in this calendar of events, however, may be subject to change without notice. Please contact each event organizer directly for program details.