Welcome to the Department of Viticulture and Enology


Position Vacancies
FACULTY POSITION VACANCY:  Viticulture & Enology Department Chair.  Vacancy #13224 (May 2017)  Available for the Academic Year 2017-2018.   
FACULTY POSITION VACANCY: The Bronco Chair of Viticulture Research.  Vacancy#13398 (December 2017)  Available for the Academic Year 2018-2019.
ADMINISTRATOR I POSITION VACANCY:  Viticulture & Enology Research Center Director.  Vacancy #13225 (June 2017). Check back for details on dates for candidate visits to campus. 

Official vacancy announcements for viticulture and enology positions can be viewed at  jobs.csufresno.edu.

Additional viticulture and enology positions can be viewed on the Fresno State Auxiliary website at www.auxiliary.com/auxhr/jobs.html.     

 Our Mission
  • To train the future leaders in viticulture and enology through education and research
  • To conduct solution-driven research for the grape and wine industry
  • To disseminate knowledge and information to the grape and wine industry, and community
Pride Points

Each year, over 150 viticulture and enology students take advantage of the extraordinary opportunities that this one-of-a-kind program offers. 

Our graduates can be found in leading grape and wine positions around the nation and world.


Going to the 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento? Stop by our booth to meet our staff, faculty, and students on January 24-25. Click here for booth location.  We also look forward to seeing many of our alumni and industry friends at our Annual Fresno State Alumni & Friends Reunion will be held at 6:15 pm on Wedneday, January 24 at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.

Quick Links

A "YouCaring" page has been established for our former enology professors, Dr. Roy Thornton and Dr. Susan Rodriguez, after the devastating loss of their home during the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa this month. Click here to support the Kickstart Fire Relief for Roy Thornton & Susan Rodriguez


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Link to the Annual Central California Winegrowers (CCW) Scholarship presented by the San Joaquin Valley Winegrowers Association (SJVWA).   Click here for 2018 application and instructions.  Deadline: October 31, 2017

Link to Madera Vintners Association Student Grant Program for viticulture and enology students.  Click here for 2018 application and instructions.  Deadline: November 20, 2017

The Department of Viticulture and Enology is pleased to announce that Dr. Miguel Pedroza and Dr. Qun (Kristy) Sun have joined our enology faculty, Fresno State alum Tom Montgomery has joined our Fresno State Winery team as winemaker, and Cherisse VIllareal is our new library assistant in the V. E. Petrucci Library.   Visit our Faculty & Staff page to learn more. (August 2017)

Take a look at our viticulture and enology library and services (July 2017) 

We are pleased to announce that our 2017 Department of Viticulture and Enology Outstanding Undergraduate Student Achiever is Kathleen Amaral. (May 2017)


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