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Sips & Bites: Exploring the World of Artisianl Tea

On December 15, 2021, we featured the Global Tea Initiative (GTI). It was established in 2015 to promote evidence-based knowledge about tea, the most consumed prepared beverage in the…

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Sips and Bites: Olive Oil Tasting with Center Director

Javier Fernandez-Salvador is the new executive director of the UC Davis Olive Center. Previously an Assistant Professor at the agricultural extension service of Oregon State University, he has led…

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VEN123L Video 10.1 - Phenols and Color: Spectrophotometric Analysis

How can a spectrophotometer be used to quantify phenols and characterize wine color? What are the contributors to wine color and how can they be chemically distinguished from one another?

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VEN123L Video 8.2 - Malic Acid: Enzymatic Analysis

How can malic acid be quantified when tracking the progress of malolactic fermentation? What are some similarities and differences between the analyses of malic acid and residual sugar? What are the…

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VEN123L Video 4.2 - Sulfur Dioxide: Aeration-Oxidation

How do you analyze free SO2 by Aeration-Oxidation? How does the method work; what's the underlying chemistry? How is the volume of titrant (NaOH) used to calculate the concentration of SO2…

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VEN123L Video 4.1 - Sulfur Dioxide: Ripper

What is the Ripper method for SO2 analysis? How similar or different is this from the analysis of titratable acidity? How is the volume of titrant (iodine) used to calculate the concentrations of SO2…

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UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology Virtual Graduation Celebration: June 11, 2021

On Friday, June 11, 2021, the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology held a virtual graduation and awards ceremony. It features opening remarks by Prof. David Block, Chair of Viticulture and…

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The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Grape and Wine Industries

On June 7th, from 9 AM – 12:30 PM PT via Zoom, the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis presented a program on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Grape and Wine Industries.…

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Sips and Bites: Disrupting the Beer Wine Paradigm

Beer and wine have remained distinct and very different beverages, made from grain or grapes respectively. In fact, breweries cannot ferment simple grape juice or sell wine according to US law. …

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VEN290 - Survey Analysis of Consumer Actions At - and Post-Purchase of Wine

Exit seminar by Dan Peters, MS candidate in Viticulture and Enology.

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VEN290 - Factors That May Influence Chardonnay Being Predisposed to Sluggish and Stuck Fermentations

Exit seminar by Joshua Kasper, MS candidate in Viticulture and Enology.

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VEN290 - Bio-Protection: Uses of Non-Saccharomyces Yeasts in Winemaking as an Alternative to Sulfites

Exit seminar by Stephen McGuire, MS candidate in Viticulture and Enology

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Celebrating Over 20 Years of the Chancellor's Fellows

On Saturday, May 15, 2021, Davis Chancellor Club (DCC) members were invited to celebrate over twenty years of the Chancellor's Fellows. Moderated by DCC Chair Karl Gerdes '73, Ph.D.…

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The Legacy of Dr. Andrew Walker

Dr. Andrew Walker, Louise Rossi Endowed Chair and professor in Viticulture and Enology, is without a doubt one of the most respected geneticists in the nation. He has made significant impacts in…

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VEN290 - Exploring the use of redox potential to predict fermentation outcomes

Exit seminar by Gita Mallya, MS candidate in Viticulture and Enology.

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Industrial IoT in winemaking: real-time density measurements for modelling and prediction of future fermentation behavior

Sensing, Imaging and Signal Processing 10 Team Lead: James Nelson Advisor: Prof. Knoesen

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