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 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 […]
PROSSER, Wash. – In much of Europe, it is illegal to irrigate wine grapes after veraison – the change of color indicating ripening – for fear of diluting brix, or sugar content. But recent research is calling into question this taboo, especially for semiarid regions like eastern Washington – and Spain. In fact, a […]
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 […]
EVERETT – As more consumers support locally grown foods, WSU offers a workshop for those looking to establish new vineyards in the Puget Sound region. Local Vines for Local Wines: Viticulture 101 for Western Washington will be 10 a.m.-2p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at The Vineyard at Lee Farms in Silvana, Wash. The workshop […]
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 […]