Academic & Nonprofit Organizations
There are many superb universities with outstanding Viticulture and Enology Departments in California and the surrounding states. There are also many foundations, non-profit organizations and trade associations which have interesting websites with research documents and regular programs and seminars. Following is a short list of key websites I use:
Particularly useful are
- http://ucanr.org/sites/intvit/?ds=351&reportnumber=516&catcol=2603&categorysearch=Videotaped%20Seminars%20and%20Events the website on videotaped seminars and events:
- and the website by the UC Davies Department of Viticulture & Enology: http://wineserver.ucdavis.edu/index.php
Association of Grape Growers and Winemakers plus associated consultants and service companies operating in the Santa Cruz Mountain appellation. Lists wineries and promotes tours and events. You can subscribe to a free e-newsletter geared mostly to vineyard managers.
Smallish non-profit organization in Napa which funds and publishes research beneficial to the US wine and grape industries.
NGWI is a nationwide coalition of grape and grape products sectors representing grape growers, processors, wineries, and representatives of academic institutions and cooperative extension organizations committed to improving our industry. Mission: Drive research to maximize productivity, sustainability and competitiveness of the U.S. grape industries. You can subscribe to Vine Vision, a bi-monthly newsletter distributed by email