One of the top viticulture and enology programs in the world
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell is home to one of the top viticulture and enology programs in the world and is internationally recognized for its expertise in breeding table, juice and wine grapes adapted to cool climate growing regions.
From developing innovative trellis systems, to breeding new varieties, to managing pests and nutrients, to siting vineyards and maximizing ‘terroir,’ to perfecting the art and science of wine making, Cornell’s teaching, research, and extension in viticulture and enology offer unsurpassed opportunities for grape growers and wine makers, as well as undergraduate and graduate students.
Aravelle: the extension story behind Cornell's newest grape variety
Aravelle, a new grape variety developed by Dr. Bruce Reisch of Cornell AgriTech , is set to make its way into wine glasses across New York, after decades of meticulous research. In this installment of the 'Extension Out Loud' podcast by Cornell...
Introducing Aravelle – a new white wine grape that was 42 years in the making.
As a part of the third largest wine producing state in the nation, New York grape growers work nearly 35,000 acres, producing 128,000 tons of juice grapes, 57,000 tons of wine grapes, and 2,000 tons of table grapes each year. In the new role...