Rachael White is a Master’s student in the Horticulture Department at the University of Georgia. Her focus is in applied viticulture. Rachael has been involved in viticulture research since 2013, when she began working for Virginia Tech at the Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Winchester, Virginia. In December 2016, Rachael received her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech, where she majored in horticulture and minored in viticulture. After graduating, she moved to New Zealand for a few months to work a vintage in a contract winery before returning home to the eastern US to pursue her Master’s degree. Rachael’s research focuses on trellis and crop load management in several regionally-popular vinifera and hybrid bunch grape varieties.