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Washington’s geology of wine seminar
October 8, 2007

RICHLAND — The geologic history of wine is the topic of a consumer wine seminar at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at WSU Tri-Cities.


WSU professor emeritus and famed geologist Alan Busacca will explain how the history of Washington’s terrain — including dirt, rocks and floods — influences today’s wine industry.


Busacca is author of the PBS television program “Get the Dirt on Washington Wine” and is the geologist responsible for gaining American Viticulture Area recognition for Washington appellations including Red Mountain and Wahluke Slope.


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Apple Cup weekend brings wine tasting, more
November 12, 2004

A celebration of Washington wines will be one of the highlights of WSU’s last home football weekend — and Apple Cup weekend — Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20. The wine tasting, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Ensminger Agricultural Pavilion, will feature more than 25 Washington offerings. Tickets at the door will cost $10. This fundraiser benefits the Viticulture and Enology Club and is cohosted by the club, the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, and the Old Post Office Wine Cellar & Gallery in downtown Pullman. Coinciding with the tasting will be a primer on wine tasting offered as a … » More …

Washington wine-tasting event returns June 22
June 11, 2003

Late last summer, a gala showcasing of food and wine from Spokane restaurants and vintners across the state took place at the Fox Theater. It was called “Savor the Columbia,” and it demonstrated the power and potential of the Washington wine industry. The event is back, this time at the Davenport Hotel in downtown Spokane, and this year it is called “Taste Washington Spokane,” with a seminar on a varietal wine grape that is gaining in popularity preceding the early-evening fun. It all happens Sunday, June 22. Taste Washington Spokane, a traditional pairing of wine and food, will feature more than 60 Washington wineries and … » More …