By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team from Washington State University recently took home top honors in the research poster competition at the Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, for research on a technique typically used to evaluate the characteristics of wine.
By Kaury Balcom, WSU Viticulture and Enology RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University and the Auction of Washington Wines are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Tri-Cities Wine and Music Festival on Saturday, June 10.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Wine grapes may appear fine after a harsh wildfire season. But if grapes have smoke taint, the finished wine may taste and smell awful – an unpleasant surprise for growers and wine lovers alike.
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – There’s a growing demand for graduates in agriculture, and students who invest two years at Walla Walla Community College or Yakima Valley Community College can transfer to several ag degree programs at Washington State University.
NAPA, Calif. – Sister companies Cooperages 1912 and Oak Solutions Group has announced that they will donate $250,000 to the Wine Science Center under development at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The companies — which provide premium wine barrels, oak alternatives and enological tannins to winemakers throughout the world — are making a joint donation […]
RICHLAND – The art and science of balancing wines to create an award-winning blend will be explored March 3 at a consumer seminar held at WSU Tri-Cities. This is a unique opportunity to taste the various component wines and then sample selected blends for both red and white wines. The seminar is […]
PULLMAN – Some of the most popular items from January’s “A Celebration of Washington Wines” gala auction will be back on the auction block next January, along with some exciting new offerings. Etched magnums, collectible cabernets and syrahs, exclusive dinners and wine tastings, exciting adventures and romantic getaways are among the items that will be […]
Thomas Henick-Kling, photo courtesy of Cornell University PULLMAN – Thomas Henick-Kling, an international leader in wine research and education, is the new director of WSU’s viticulture and enology program. Dan Bernardo, dean of the WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, announced the appointment today. Henick-Kling is scheduled to assume his new […]
PULLMAN – WSU is launching a $1.5 million fundraising campaign to create the position of Endowed Chair of Viticulture and Enology. “This endowment will be used to attract a world-class leader for this growing program,” said Dan Bernardo, CAHNRS dean. “We intend to recruit not only an internationally recognized scientist, but an individual with the […]