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Oct. 20: Tasting event features blends created by WSU wine students

By Kaury Balcom, WSU Viticulture & Enology

blended-learning-wine bottlePULLMAN, Wash. – Meet WSU viticulture and enology students and taste select wines from the “Blended Learning” student-made wine series, 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center. » More …

April 21 winemaker dinners support WSU research

By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology

wineSEATTLE – Proceeds from winemaker dinners at various Seattle locations will support Children’s Hospital and Washington State University viticulture and enology research. Hosted by Auction of Washington Wines, the wine-paired meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, and cost $150. » More …

March 17: Effects of extreme climate on grapes, wine

By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology

RICHLAND, Wash. – Wine and grape industry members and students are invited to a research symposium, “Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest Wine Industry Ready?” 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities

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. » More …

Wine science, ag students complete studies at WSU

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

WSU-viticulture-and-enology-student-80PULLMAN, 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. » More …

10th annual Celebrate Washington Wine features new auctions

PULLMAN – Tickets are still available for the 10th anniversary Celebrate Washington Wine, the annual black-tie gala dinner and auction to benefit the WSU Viticulture and Enology Program.

 

The gala will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville.

 

Festivities will include two new features: a jewelry raffle and a bottle pull.

 

One hundred keys will be sold to attendees for $25 each, one of which will unlock a box containing a pair of one-half carat A+ quality diamond earrings valued at $1,200, donated by Warren Jewelers of Kirkland and Burlington.

 

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