In the beginning, the late 1960s and early 1970s, they were bearded young men and overall-wearing women. They were college graduates who had majored in engineering, philosophy, political science or the liberal arts. But they found their life's work in the hills and farmlands of the Willamette Valley
UC Davis Extension offers a variety of courses for novice and experienced grape growers, winemakers and wine lovers. The following courses will take place June-September 2012 in Davis, unless otherwise indicated.
The executive director of the Ohio Wine Producers Association said temperatures that dropped below freezing across the state for several hours on April 29 damaged anywhere from 30 percent to 75 percent of Ohio's grape crops, depending on the location.