Tuesday, September 12, 2006

The Winkler Vine at Davis

TheWinklerVine-w.jpgThe Winkler Vine, a majestic testament to the California Mission Grape resides in the Department of Viticulture and Enology vineyards near the UCD airport. The Department Vineyards are used for teaching future enologists and viticulturists how to grow grapes, and is used to house grape breeding and research projects. The Winkler Vine was planted in 1979 on St. George rootstock, and was named in honor of the late Albert J. Winkler, Chair of the Department of Viticulture and Enology from 1935-1957.

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