Our Mission

Elisabeth Forrestel
Elisabeth Forrestel, an assistant professor in the Department of Viticulture and Enology, delivering a talk at Forum: A Winemaker's Perspective on Genetic Diversity on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Enhancing Public Understanding of Wine, Brewing, and Food Sciences

The Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science at UC Davis is home to the university’s winemaking, brewing, and food science programs and their facilities. Through quarterly lectures and events, the institute provides the Departments of Viticulture and Enology, and Food Science and Technology a prestigious forum for collaboration and outreach, built around the central mission of enhancing public understanding of wine, brewing, and food sciences.