University of California, Davis
Leticia Chacon-Rodriguez is the winemaker and wine manager at the
University of California, Davis (UCD) ) LEED Platinum-certified
teaching and research winery for the Department of Viticulture &
Enology. She has more than 20 years of experience in the wine
production in California.
Leticia worked previously as director of operations at Safe Harbor Wine Storage in Napa. She previously held positions in in the winemaking department job various wineries: Treasury Wine Estates, in Napa; E& J Gallo winery in Livingston, CA; Golden State Vintners in Soledad, CA; Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca, CA.
Leticia earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, and completed an MS degree in Food Sciences, Enology emphasis. She has been an active member of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture, serving as president in 2012-2013.