NEW Winemaking Programs by Zoom at UC Davis

Hey Home Winemakers…want to take the next step?? Registration is now open for the following program hosted by the Department of Viticulture & Enology at UC Davis.

Winery Regulations
Thursday, March 4, 9 AM – 12:15 PM

Cost: $75
Location: Zoom

The Winery Regulations seminar will give an overview of and updates from four specific regulatory agencies and their applications to the wine industry. State and federal regulations (Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)), workplace safety (OSHA), and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), as they apply to wine, will be addressed. Mari Kirrane (Wine Trade and Technical Advisor, TTB) will discuss labeling, formulas, scientific analyses, and general TTB information and updates; Jacob Appelsmith (Senior Counsel, Pillsbury) will talk about Alcoholic Beverage Control licensing, enforcement, and some of the recent changes; Andrew Sommer (Partner, Conn Maciel Carey) will present Cal/OSHA regulations as they apply to the wine industry; and Linda Harris (Department Chair, Food Science and Technology and Cooperative Extension Specialist) will cover FSMA regulations as they apply to the making of wine from wine grapes.

 Agenda and More Information


Registration fees cover the cost of technology and the staff time that goes into producing and managing the logistics of events to ensure a rewarding and valuable experience for attendees. We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic and wildfire events have affected many in the grape and wine industries and we are committed to making sure that these events are accessible to all. Should you need financial assistance to attend, please reach out to Karen Block. Current full-time UC Davis Viticulture and Enology students may attend Extension program events at no charge. Part-time UC Davis V&E students and students from other departments will be considered for registration assistance on a case-by-case basis. If you are a full-time UC Davis V&E student, please contact Caroline Firman for registration assistance.


 Future Programs

 Recent Advances in Viticulture and Enology

Wednesday, April 7, 1-4 PM

Thursday, April 8, 9 AM – 12 PM

Agenda and Registration Coming Soon

An Improved Approach to Grapevine Canopy Management

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Agenda and Registration Coming Soon


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