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New distilled spirits analysis earns WSU team top honors at world conference

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.

Wine science, ag students complete studies at WSU

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.

Cooperages 1912, Oak Solutions Group donate $250,000

    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 […]

Local vines for local wines workshop planned

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 […]

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 […]