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The Robert Mondavi Institute houses the facilities and offices of the departments of Viticulture & Enology, and Food Science & Technology, each of which are ranked #1 globally in their respective fields.


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    Viticulture & Enology

    The V&E Department combines the sciences of viticulture and enology in a single research and teaching unit that encompasses all of the scientific disciplines that impact grape growing and winemaking. For over one hundred years the University of California has maintained an active and productive program in research and education in viticulture and enology.

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    Food Science and Technology

    The internationally recognized Food Science and Technology Department makes food healthier, tastier, and safer for consumers. Students complete a rigorous scientific curriculum that prepares them well for the numerous job opportunities available in the food industry or for graduate studies in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences and medicine.

The Robert Mondavi Iinstitute Experience

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Enhancing the quality of live through wine, brewing and food science

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