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Department of Viticulture and Enology


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Hal Huffsmith
Viticulture and Enology Industry Liaison

M.S. Ag Economics, Cornell University

B.S. Enology (Food Chemistry), California State University, Fresno

Office:    Viticulture & Enology #216
Phone: 559-278-2414
Fax: 559-278-4795

Brief Introductory Statement

In November 2017, Hal Huffsmith joined the viticulture and enology team as the Viticulture and Enology Industry Liaison. Under the direction of the Dean of the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Hal will provide support to the incoming Viticulture and Enology department chair and research director, and to faculty, staff, and students.  His responsibilities will include collaborating with faculty to identify research goals, assisting with identifying potential industry partners and funding, and working to identify internship opportunities for students and graduates. Hal was  formerly with Trinchero Family Estates and currently serves on the Viticulture and Enology Industry Advisory Board.    


Link to Curriculum Vitae