Latest Blog Posts https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/ Latest Blog Posts for Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science en A Click and a Corkscrew https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/click-and-corkscrew <p>Since COVID-19, socially distanced, virtual, and remote functioning has become the norm. Many people, businesses, and institutions have had to scramble to adapt to this new way of life. However, Wine.com has been unknowingly prepared since it was founded in 1998 with its expansive digital shop and focus on bringing wine and spirits right to the consumer’s door. </p> April 07, 2021 ekluu https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/click-and-corkscrew Will Conventional Cattle Farming Become MOOt? https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/news/will-conventional-cattle-farming-become-moot <p>Ironically, the same night that I attended the Robert Mondavi Institute’s virtual forum titled “Growing Real Beef Without the Moo: The Future of the Cultured Meat Industry,” my dinner plans included cooking ground beef to serve with a pasta dish I was making. After spending the night learning about cultured beef, I was about to cook conventional beef, and I could not look at it the same way. I now had a deeper appreciation for the meat in front of me and a new education on the growing food demands our world is facing. </p> March 23, 2021 ekluu https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/news/will-conventional-cattle-farming-become-moot Do you have what it takes to study wine at UC Davis? https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/study-wine-uc-davis <p>Looking for an easy A with a happy hour? Don’t enroll in the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California-Davis.</p> <p>“A lot of students come here thinking they’re going to get to taste a lot of wine,” says Andrew L. Waterhouse, director of the Robert Mondavi Institute of Wine and Food Science and professor of enology. </p> March 15, 2021 Anonymous https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/study-wine-uc-davis Fermentation Inspiration https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/fermentation_inspiration A student's take: <p>I think fermentation is amazing. Majoring in viticulture and enology, I hear about the process of fermentation in my classes almost every single day. After all, without fermentation, we would not have wine. However, fermentation impacts more than the process of winemaking; it is used in beer, pickles, cheese, yogurt, kombucha, and so many other foods. January 21, 2021 Anonymous https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/blog/fermentation_inspiration Think Differently https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/news/think-differently A student's take: <p>I’m Kendal Koorenny, a senior in the UC Davis Viticulture and Enology program who has been given a fun and exciting task: giving a student’s perspective on events hosted by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine Science. </p> December 15, 2020 Anonymous https://rmi.ucdavis.edu/news/think-differently