Viticulture and Enology

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of the genetics, physiology and biochemistry of grapevines; the chemistry, microbiology and sensory science of wines; and the chemical engineering of winemaking necessary for professional careers in the wine industry. This is a Professional Science Masters Program. While only the M.S. is offered through this program, Ph.D. studies are offered through one of the following related Graduate Groups: Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Food Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Plant Biology, Soils and Biogeochemistry.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Lead Dean

College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Major Code
GVEN

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Jan 15, 2023
Space Available: May 15, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Jordan Dade
(530) 752-8009 | jwdade@ucdavis.edu

Program Coordinator
Elizabeth Price
(530) 752-3250 | emprice@ucdavis.edu

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Dario Cantu
(530) 752-2929 | dacantu@ucdavis.edu

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Primary Contact
Dario Cantu
Viticulture & Enology
(530) 752-2929 | dacantu@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: Admissions and General
Anita Oberholster
Anr Viticulture & Enology
(530) 754-4866 | aoberholster@ucdavis.edu

Advisor: General
Ron Runnebaum
Viticulture & Enology
(530) 752-9078 | rcrunnebaum@ucdavis.edu