The Samson Family Wine Research Center

Head of Institute: Dr. Shivi Drori

Fresh grape and red wine on the vintage table

In the center, the most advanced genomic and technological knowledge in wine research is used and new methods being developed. The center is engaged in a unique study that is tracing lost ancient varieties, as far back to biblical times, of wine grapes that were used for wine production in ancient times.

Key Words: grapevine, genomics, population genetics, phenotyping