Welcome to the Department of Viticulture and Enology


  • vineyard and students
  • winery image
  • research lab
  • convocation 2017
  • Dr. Sanliang Gu's class
  • Career Fair
  • Sonet Van Zyl
  • grape harvest
 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. 

Faculty and staff conduct grape and wine research through the Viticulture and Enology Research Center (VERC) in the Department of Viticulture and Enology.

Join our Viticulture and Enology Associate Supporters!

TheViticulture and Enology Associates Campaign is an ongoing fundraising effort by the Department of Viticulture and Enology and the Viticulture and Enology Research Center.  Every dollar donated to this campaign helps us fill the gap that exists between the funding that the state of California is able to provide and the high quality of instruction and research our industry has grow to expect.  Click here to READ MOREMake a Pledge

2021 Spring Semester Viticulture-Enology 199 Virtual Seminar Series Schedule

The Department of Viticulture and Enology is pleased to announce the 2021 Spring Semester Viticulture-Enology 199 Virtual Seminar Series presenters and schedule, coordinated by instructor Dr. Luca Brillante. Click image.

 2021 Spring Seminar Series full image

 This free weekly virtual Seminar Series on Zoom is held each semester on Wednesdays at noon as part of our  Viticulture-Enology Seminar course.  Click here to join on Wednesdays at noon.


Kaan Kurtural Seminar Series March 10 flyer

Campus Viticulture Greenhouse Groundbreaking

Click here to learn more about the live virtual groundbreaking event that was held on January 29 at 3:30 pm.  If you missed this virtual groundbreaking event, click here to view.

 Class of 2020 Recognition Presentation Intro Image

Click on the image above to Meet our Viticulture and Enology Class of 2020!

NEWS!  Congratulations to several of our viticulture and enology students who have been awarded 2020-21 ASEV Scholarships:  Esteban  Garcia, Robert Herrell, Kori Munk, Salvador Pineda, Abelardo Rodriguez Cetto, and Khushwinder Singh.  Go, Dogs!

ENOLOGY BUILDING NAMED IN HONOR OF JORDAN COLLEGE AND WINERY SUPPORTER(May 2020)  Read more about this generous gift to the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology and Fresno State's viticulture and enology program.

Click here to view and print the 2020 Fresno State Grape Day program.  Thanks to everyone who attended our 2020 Grape Day webinar on August 4, 2020.


 Quick Links

Click here to check out our calendar of events and activities

We invite you to check out our Viticulture and Enology Facebook page to learn more about our program.

Looking for a qualified student intern or alumni to fill your position?  Employers may post job vacancies on our website at www.fresnostate.edu/jcast/ve/jobs.  Email cynthiaw@csufresno.edu your position details.

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

Position Vacancies

NEW March 2021:  California State University, Fresno Foundation VACANCY #21-154Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Agriculture. The review of applications will begin March 28, 2021 and may continue until position is filled.  For official position description, visit: http://www.auxiliary.com/auxhr/documents/Postdoctoral%20Scholar%20in%20Computational%20Agriculture%203.4.21.pdf

VACANCY #498260:  Viticulture - Assistant / Associate Professor.  Faculty, Tenured/Tenure Track. Start:  Fall 2021 (August 2021). The review of applications will begin January 4, 2021 and may continue until position is filled.  For official position description, visit https://careers.fresnostate.edu/  

VACANCY #13898: Instructional Support Tech III - Viticulture & Enology Research Center. Full time.  Filing deadline April 3, 2020.  Open until filled.

Official vacancy announcements for viticulture and enology positions at Fresno State can be viewed at  careers.csufresno.edu.

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

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