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Students challenged to create intricate wine rack
May 4, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – For much of the semester, Leah Engelhardt and Jingxian (Doris) Xie’s fellow architecture graduate students and professors had doubts about their project.

Bourbon or rye? You can’t tell the difference, says study
April 28, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
and Lauren Ingeno, Drexel University

spirits-judgingRICHLAND, Wash. – Whiskey aficionados may claim that Manhattans must be made with fiery, grassy rye while an Old Fashioned requires the sweetness of bourbon.

Starts April 9: Vineyard care through the seasons
March 23, 2016

powdery-mildew-on-grapesBOW, Wash. – Three seasonal workshops about vineyard care will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9, July 16 and Sept. 17 at the Allen Fire Station, 9061 Avon Allen Rd., in Bow. Each lecture and discussion will be followed by hand’s-on practice at a nearby vineyard guided by viticulturist Gary Moulton.

March 19: Grape pest management in western Washington
February 29, 2016

powdery-mildew-on-grapesSTANWOOD Wash. – Grape pest and disease management for growers in western Washington will be discussed in a hands-on workshop on Saturday, March 19, at the Stillaguamish Grange, 6521 Pioneer Hwy., Stanwood.

Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities
February 11, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Colin-HickeyRICHLAND, Wash. – Classes, internships and study abroad through Washington State University Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Estates WSU Wine Science Center.

Wine and chocolate, with tannins as cupid
February 10, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

red-winePROSSER, Wash. – Wine and chocolate go together at Valentine’s Day like hearts and arrows. And it turns out the two icons of romance share some scientific similarities.

Research helps growers conserve water, improve white wines
January 14, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

white-wine-grapesPROSSER, Wash. – In arid eastern Washington where most of the state’s wine grapes grow, efficient irrigation is the name of the game. Yet little research has been done to determine the best irrigation strategies for white wine grapes.

Prof ranks 30th in world for hospitality research productivity
January 13, 2016

RICHLAND, Wash. – A study published in the “Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism” ranked Robert Harrington, professor of hospitality and wine business management at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 30th in the world for productivity based on research impact in his field.

Choose the right wine for holiday celebrations
December 14, 2015

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

wine-pour-detailRICHLAND, Wash. – “During the holidays, we enjoy great meals with our friends and families,” said Thomas Henick-Kling, director of Washington State University’s viticulture and enology program. “And great meals are accompanied by great wine.”