The agreement with Valdemar Family Wine Estates will provide new educational opportunities for international collaboration in the field of wine science.
WSU research shows there is an opportunity for developing wine tourism in Washington State and Oregon by marketing characteristics such as natural vineyards and organic practices.
WSU has enthusiastically supported the bill since its first hearing in January, testifying that legislation such as this will improve the educational experience of enology and viticulture students.
Few gifts say Happy Valentine’s Day better than wine and chocolate. But exactly what makes them so desirable, so delicious, has long remained a mystery.
The partnership already has led to more than $1,000 in donations to the WSU Tri-Cities Veterans Center for support and other services.
The event will feature Tim Hanni, author of “Why You Like the Wines You Like,” who will speak on “Separating Wine Facts from Fancy.”
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
Revealing the country and region of origin of wines from Iowa and Wisconsin had a negative effect on the price test participants were willing to pay.
WSU alumni Rob and Brenda Mercer of Mercer Wine Estates will discuss their Prosser winery and this year’s Cougar V wine, Sept. 15 at the Brelsford Visitor Center.
The discovery could help grape growers roll back a devastating virus that withers vines and shrivels harvests.