Wine chemist takes helm of UC Davis institute devoted to wine and food
Professor Andrew Waterhouse, a faculty expert in wine chemistry, quality and analysis, has been named Director of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at the University of California, Davis.
Waterhouse brings extensive experience in teaching, research and community involvement to the institute, which connects faculty and students with a broad network of scientists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, consumers and industry professionals engaged in wine, brewing and food science.
Made possible by the generosity of Robert and Margrit Mondavi, The Robert Mondavi Institute was founded at The University of California, Davis, to enhance our quality of life through wine, brewing, and food science.
UC Davis creates wine price database with crowdsourcing, famed catalogs
Feeling nostalgic as you get ready to toast the new year?
Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus from some 50 years ago are among the treats in a new crowdsourcing database of historic wine prices from the University of California, Davis.
UC Davis students try their hand at harvesting olives from campus research groves
Quality olive oil starts with freshly picked olives, rushed to the mill for pressing. In late November, UC Davis students got a taste of the effort involved in harvest by hand-gathering fruit from olive trees at campus research groves.
Industry upbeat about new UC Davis strawberry breeding research
Strawberry farmers and industry leaders say new science, education and collaborations underway at the UC Davis Public Strawberry Breeding Program bode well for the quality and sustainability of strawberries in California. The breeding program has launched a large-scale genetic disease-resistance experiment, added students and staff researchers to its expanding team, and planted strawberry-yield trials on five farms from Ventura to Watsonville.