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. 

a woman in a hat and a man in a red shirt stand in a vineyard

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Life After Broad Spectrums … Can We Survive?
EPA restrictions against broad spectrum pesticides are imminent. What does that mean for the future of Eastern grape production? Dave Combs, research support specialist in Dr. Katie Gold’s Grape Pathology Laboratory at Cornell AgriTech, shares his take on what grape disease management will look like in a post-broad-spectrum world.
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Crops
Hans Walter-Peterson, Louis and Donna Gridley, and Dr. Bruce Reisch stand next to the Aravelle Grape

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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...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Viticulture and Enology
The new white wine grape, Aravelle.

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Introducing Aravelle – a new white wine grape that was 42 years in the making.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science