UC Davis is continually recognized as a world-renowned institution for research and teaching in the fields of Viticulture and Enology, leading the way in state-of-the art facilities and industry advancements.
Offering two options for Master of Science (M.S.) degrees, the Viticulture & Enology Graduate Group (VENGG) allows students to cater the program to their academic and career goals. Along with a rigorous and adaptable curriculum, students in the VENGG are exposed to cutting-edge research and current issues in the wine industry through independent research and internship opportunities. Through the guidance of notable faculty and close relations with industry and alumni, the VENGG provides a collaborative network for students to move forward in their careers. Graduates of the program are among notable wine industry professionals in California and throughout the world.
"I chose to study at UC Davis because of the professors who teach here. I was impressed by the quality and volume of journal articles they have published through the years using the old winery and small research laboratories. With the completion of the new winery and lab space, I knew the possibilities for research were limitless. The professors continue to utilize their elaborate industry network to provide opportunities for students, facilitating relevant research projects that shed light on the mysteries of viticulture and enology. The level of curiosity here is inspiring." - Aaron Whitlatch, Graduate Student