Honey Wheel in the News!

Aug 14, 2014
The newly-minted Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed right here at the Honey and Pollination Center, has been at the center of much attention!

Amina Harris explains how to taste honey to the Sacramento Bee's Debbie Arrington.

Watch the video here. 

“Most people just say ‘sweet,’ ” said Amina Harris, director of the Honey and Pollination Center at UC Davis’ Robert Mondavi Institute for Food and Wine Science. “But honey is so much more.” Depending on its nectar source, honey can be floral, fruity, smoky, woody, spicy, nutty or earthy. It can smell fresh as grass or pungent like aged cheese. It can look nearly clear as water or dark as molasses.

Read the rest of Debbie Arrington's article at the SacBee online.


Upcoming Events at the Center

  • October 25, 2016: World of Honey Tasting Series (California)
  • January 12, 2017: Bootcamp in the Winery
  • January 13 & 14, 2017: Introduction to Mead Making
  • February 1, 2017: World of Honey Tasting Series (Northern America)
  • February 11, 2017: The Feast
  • April 18, 2017: World of Honey Tasting Series (International)
  • May 5-6, 2017: California Honey Festival (Woodland, CA)
  • May 7, 2017: 2017 Bee Symposium
  • June 12-13, 2017: Continuing Mead Making
  • June 14, 2017: Business of Mead Making


Other Campus Events

FALL 2016

Fall 2016: Seminars (UCD Ento/Nem)
Nov 19, 2016: "Uninvited Guests" (Bohart Museum)


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