Alumni Wine & Beer Program

Sip and Reminisce

May 01, 2019
The UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association is celebrating Aggie Traditions with this year’s Alumni Wine Collection.

A Journey of the Senses

Does the shape of a glass influence our perception of wine? Can the shape of a glass impact on our enjoyment of food?

 Join us for an informative and interesting Wine tasting and glass experience, where we will explore the difference a glass can make.

  • The Robert Mondavi Institute Silverado Sensory Theater, 392 Old Davis Road, Davis, CA 95616
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A Toast to Aggie Traditions

August 24, 2018
The UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association is celebrating two of the longstanding traditions of UC Davis, Picnic Day and Pajamarino, with the UC Davis Alumni Wine Program.

Wine Done Differently

May 20, 2018
Gina Schober ’07 has pleasant memories of spending her summers swimming and boating with family and friends.

Wine Tasting and Tour at Benessere Vineyards

Join fellow Aggies and friends at Benessere Vineyards on Saturday, April 28 for a tour and tasting by alumnus and Benessere Winemaker, Matt Reid.

  • Benessere Vineyards, 1010 Big Tree Road, St. Helena, CA 94574
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Alumni Wine and Beer Program

UC Davis is home to one of the premier wine programs in the world with 80 percent of winemakers throughout the globe connected to UC Davis.

The UC Davis Alumni Wine and Beer Program connects the UC Davis community to a rich network of alumni wine and beer makers through lively tastings, engaging food pairings and educational events.

Raise a Glass to 250,000 Alumni

June 02, 2017
As of the spring 2017 commencement and graduation ceremonies, the Aggie family now includes more than 250,000 living alumni across the globe.

Moonlight Winemakers

April 15, 2017
Don Van Wie spends most of his time as the manager of the environmental health and safety department for UC Davis Facilities Management, but he is also the proprietor of a small winery known as Wasted Grape.