College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Wine & Beer Partners

Thank you to the following alumni and friends in the California wine and beer industries for their gifts of wine and beer to the College of Natural Resources for our guests to taste at special events throughout the year. Cheers!

Scientists Try Tricking Vineyard-Killing Bacteria

California Winegrowers Get $2.3 Million

Jim Bundschu on the dawn of California's wine revolution

UC Berkeley, Eugene Hilgard, and California Wine
Taken from American Vintage: The Rise of American Wine by Paul Lukacs, 2000

UC Berkeley Researchers in Viticulture

Partner Wineries

Charles Spinetta Winery
12557 Steiner Road
Amador County
Plymouth, CA 95669
Charles Spinetta Winery and Wildlife Art Gallery

Charlie Spinetta, B.S. '63, Forestry

McManis Family Vineyards
18700 E. River Road
Ripon, CA 95366
Phone: (209) 599-1186
McManis Family Vineyards

Don Jackson, B.A., '50, Zoology, who grows grapes for McManis on his Oakdale ranch

Talley Vineyards
3031 Lopez Drive
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Talley Vineyards website

Brian Talley, B.S. '88, Political Economy of Natural Resources

Silvertip Vineyards
Santa Cruz Mts. Estate Vineyard
Silvertip Vineyards website

Philip Nelson, B.S. 87, Genetics

Gordon-Biersch Brewing Co Inc
625 Emerson St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Gordon Biersch website

Dan Gordon, B.S. 82, Political Economies of Natural Resources