February 22, 2016
One graduate student position (Masters or Ph.D.-level) is available in Dr. Simone Diego Castellarin’s lab in the Wine Research Centre, at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada). The position has been created to provide research support for a collaborative project with the BC Wine and Grape Council looking at the impact of major […]
February 9, 2016
Assistant Professor Simone Castellarin has been appointed UBC‘s Canada Research Chair in Viticulture & Plant Genomics, one of 31 new/renewed CRCs for UBC in 2016. The CRC program helps attract and retain top researchers across the country. There are 187 chairs at the university. Dr. Castellarin studies the biological mechanisms that control how grapes ripen and how they […]
September 20, 2015
The senses unravel the mysteries of a fine wine—a vintner can read the subtlety in colour, clarity, weight, density, smell, and taste; with eyes, nose and tongue telling the story of the journey from vine to glass. This part is really the dénouement of the winemaking tale. The true story of wine begins on the […]
April 1, 2014
Simone Castellarin grew up in the vineyards of Northern Italy. Now he wants to share his wine-growing knowledge with B.C. growers.