Tag Archives: Colleges and Universities

• Want a career in the booze biz? Check out these colleges

Want a career in the booze biz? Check out these colleges

You could go to school to get a degree in something useful, like medicine, but what’re you gonna do with that? Help people?! And while there are plenty of good reasons to hit up a college campus — we’re talking about going back to school for completely legitimate programs in brewing, winemaking, and sommeliering. They’ve […]

• It’s a School Trend! UC Davis Licenses Trademarks To Local Brewpub

It’s a School Trend! UC Davis Licenses Trademarks To Local Brewpub

UC Davis expects to generate about $25,000 a year from licensing its name and athletic trademark to Sudwerk Restaurant & Brewery of Davis for production of Aggie Lager. Sudwerk is brewing the beer, which is currently on tap at its own restaurant, Hallmark Inn, The Davis Graduate, 3rd and U Café, Woodstock’s Pizza and Original […]

• New Central Washington University program teaches brewing biz

New Central Washington University program teaches brewing biz

Kelsy Bennett of Ellensburg enjoys drinking microbrews. But after enrolling in a new certificate program at Central Washington University, she wants to turn her passion into a career. “I would love to have my own brewery some day,” gushed the 25-year-old biology major, who works as a server at Iron Horse Brewery. “The more I […]

• Learn winemaking online at UC Davis with free web access

Learn winemaking online at UC Davis with free web access

Davis, Calif.—A free interactive website to supply grapegrowing and winemaking advice and instruction is now live. Available to anyone with Internet access, Enology Access is a new tool from VENSource, which provides outreach from the University of California, Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology. Dr. Linda Bisson from UCD introduced the program at the Unified […]

• Constellation Brands funds study-abroad programs

Rochester Institute of Technology announced Friday the creation of the Constellation Commons for Global Learning. The new facility is being funded by a $1 million donation from Constellation Brands Inc., the world’s leading wine company, based in Victor. The Constellation Commons for Global Learning is housed in RIT’s Global Village, a new residential complex and […]

• The New Orleans Culinary & Cultural Preservation Society Introduces $25,000 Cocktail Apprentice Scholarship Program

The New Orleans Culinary & Cultural Preservation Society Introduces $25,000 Cocktail Apprentice Scholarship Program

When you were chosen as a cocktail apprentice, we saw the future of the industry in all your shaking, stirring, muddling and more. Now we’re giving you the support you need to continue shaking up the world of cocktails with the Cocktail Apprentice Scholarship Program! A select number of scholarships will be granted to former […]

• Update from the 10th International Grape Breeding and Genetics Conference: Future Vines Without Powdery and Downy Mildew?

Update from the 10th International Grape Breeding and Genetics Conference: Future Vines Without Powdery and Downy Mildew?

By Tim Martinson Senior Extension Associate, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University I had the opportunity to sit in on a session of the 10th International Conference on Grapevine Breeding and Genetics, held August 1-5 right here in Geneva, New York. This meeting attracted grapevine geneticists and breeders from all over the world—notably Australia, Europe, Asia, […]