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WSU researcher evaluates wine with unusual partner
September 24, 2013

Video by Matt Haugen, WSU News
By Chelsea Pickett, WSU News writing intern
PULLMAN, Wash. – An “electronic tongue” at Washington State University is hard-wired to taste wines in a way that humans cannot.

Unlike human taste buds, the e-tongue never tires or takes a day off, even after hours of around-the-clock sampling, said Carolyn Ross, assistant professor of food science who runs the sensory evaluation lab.

WSU Wine Business Management Program to Graduate First Students
April 28, 2011

PULLMAN, Wash. – The first wine business management graduating class at Washington State University is small but full of promise. All three of the May 7, 2011 graduates were offered jobs in the Washington wine industry, and two have accepted.


Begun in fall 2009 after years of planning, the program is “resource neutral,” said Dennis Reynolds, wine business management director in the School of Hospitality Business Management. It drew from classes already offered so there was no extra cost to the university, he said.


With the only school of hospitality business management to offer a wine business management major, WSU is receiving calls … » More …