UC Davis Grape Day

May 23, 2024
UCDavis hosts Grape Day at the Oakville Station

The Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis will host a Grape Day at the Oakville Station from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

The event will include a variety of presenters and topics:

Wild grapes as a reservoir of genetic diversity for the future of viticulture 

This session will be presented by Dario Cantu, professor and the Louis Martini Endowed Chair, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

Grapevine breeding at UC Davis

Presented by Luis Diaz Garcia, Assistant Professor, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis

Is regenerative the path forward for winegrape production?

Cristina Lazcano, assistant professor of Soils and Plant Nutrition Department of Land, Air & Water Resources, UC Davis will present this topic.

Use of weather information for addressing frost, heat and spray drift risk

Mark Battany, water management and biometeorology advisor, UCCE San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties, will present this discussion.

Effects of clone and rootstock on productivity and resilience: Early insights from the Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon rootstock trial

This presentation will be give by Justin Tanner, viticulture farm advisor, San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties, University of California Cooperative Extension.

Working toward higher resolution automated irrigation

This topic will be presented by Guillermo Garcia-Zamora, vineyard manager, Department of Viticulture & Enology, UC Davis.

For a full agenda, visit UC Davis’ event page. Registration closes at 5 p.m. on May 31. Click here to register.

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