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Ninth annual gala benefits wine programs

The ninth annual “Celebrate Washington Wine” gala dinner and auction to benefit the WSU Viticulture and Enology Program is set to occur on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010. To date, the annual black-tie event has netted more than $1 million to help build the WSU program that provides scientific research to support the growing wine industry […]

WSU official honored by wine grape growers

PULLMAN – Robert G. Stevens, who serves as director of WSU’s Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, received an Industry service Award from the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers at the organization’s award luncheon Friday in Kennewick.   “Bob not only contributed to the success of grape and wine growers through his work […]

Wine basics topic of WSU Tri-Cities seminars

RICHLAND — Wine tasting basics, the U.C. Davis Aroma Wheel, and the concept of terroir are the topics of three consumer education wine seminars being offered this spring at WSU Tri-Cities. Each of the two-hour sessions will be held the WSU Tri-Cities campus in the Consolidated Information Center (CIC), upstairs in Room 216, at 2770 University […]

Raisins: New wrinkle in state agriculture?

Washington farmers already grow some of the finest wine grapes in the world. Could they also grow some of the finest raisins? That is not out of the realm of possibility, according to Carter Clary, an assistant professor in the Washington State University department of horticulture and landscape architecture. Clary is a leading expert on […]