Hello VIEN students, hope you’re all enjoying your break. I was recently interviewed by the National Public Radio show, ‘Science Friday’, for a video feature on wine flavor chemistry. You can see your Teaching Winery in the background of much … Continue reading
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This week saw two big additions to the Cornell Teaching Winery with the arrival of the new grape presses, which will begin to be used to process fruit in enology classes. The Scharffenberger presses, distributed by Europress, are the first … Continue reading
Cornell Chronicle [8/14/2012]: A block of about 500 grapevines at Cornell Orchards — a little more than half an acre — is now certified organic by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York. “Virtually all of the management, from … Continue reading
Last month, 2012 Viticulture and Enology graduate Christine Hansen was featured in the Appellation Cornell newsletter – Appellation Cornell Issue #10. Appellation Cornell is a great way to check out what’s happening in the program!
Cross-posted from the Department of Horticulture blog: As independent study project, juniors Melissa Aellen and Gillian Trimber are turning pumpkins into wine. They peeled, chopped and milled cooking pumpkins at the teaching winery at Cornell Orchards. Then they mixed the … Continue reading
May graduate Whitney Beaman won finalist recognition and two free tickets for Wine Spectator’s grand tastings for her video “The Gentleman and the Scientist.” Congratulations Whitney!
DeAnna D’Attilio, senior and double major in Viticulture and Enology and Plant Science, made headlines in a recent Cornell Chronicle article for her work with the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center (LIHREC) in Riverhead, N.Y., as part of … Continue reading
Current students Johnston, Nathan, Eric, Macy, and Amanda are front and center in the winter issue of Ezra, Cornell’s quarterly magazine featuring the teaching winery, Any wine from any grape: Behind the scenes at Cornell’s teaching winery. The article provides … Continue reading
Vinifera EuroMaster selected as Erasmus Mundus Master Course, what on earth does this mean? To me, it sounds like travel to new places and learn. Here is the summary: EMaVE The “Vinifera EuroMaster” is a European Master of Science of … Continue reading
This May eight students graduated with affiliations to the major. We couldn’t be more proud! From left: Misha Kwasniewski, Tom Hunt, Ted Moore, director of undergraduate studies, Ian Merwin, Tosh Forrence, Alyse Mizia, and Janice Perlstein (not pictured: Steve Carlson, … Continue reading