Sips and Bites! A series about the stories behind foods and drinks. At each event, we’ll welcome a winemaker, brewer, or culinary innovator for a tasting and conversation about how they got to where they are, and what inspires them to do what they do. Savor: Lectures on Food and Wine Presented by the Robert Mondavi Institute and UC Davis Library, this series pairs a faculty presentation on research outcomes and concepts, along with outside thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers who discuss their efforts in related arenas for evenings of illuminating discussion on some of the biggest topics in food and wine being studied at UC Davis today. Forum: Talks on Food and Wine Sciences Hosted by the Robert Mondavi Institute, these talks cover an array of research and scientific advancements in the disciplines of wine, brewing and food sciences, as well as discuss the importance of UC Davis research to the food and beverage industry. Walt Klenz Wine Business Speakers Sponsored by Treasury Wine Estates, this bi-annual speaker series invites wine industry leaders, winemakers, and wine business experts to share their unique perspectives, insights and experiences in the wine business. TASTE: Wine, Beer, Food and Music Boasting an array of samples from local and regional wineries, breweries, and eateries TASTE is the Robert Mondavi Institute’s annual fundraising event. Robert and Margrit Mondavi believed that great wine, food, and music enhance our quality of life—TASTE celebrates all three! Beverages 101 In partnership with the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association, we are proud to be part of the ThinkND virtual series exploring wine, beer, and spirits. All lectures are presented virtually, free to attend, and open to all.