Viticulturist and Assistant Professor
Oregon State University
Dr. Alexander Levin is a viticulturist at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC), an assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University, and core faculty member of the Oregon Wine Research Institute (OWRI). He completed his Ph.D. in horticulture and agronomy at UC Davis investigating drought responses among red wine grape cultivars grown under several deficit irrigation regimes at the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Since 2016, he has been stationed at SOREC in the heart of the Rogue Valley, and conducts applied research in the fields of grapevine water relations, ecophysiology and vineyard irrigation management. He is an integral part of the viticulture team at the OWRI, whose goals are to develop sustainable vineyard management practices tailored to production goals.