By Erika Holmes, Viticulture & Enology SEATTLE – More than 300 west side restaurants will give a portion of wine sales through December to the Raise a Glass, Fund a Scholarship program to benefit viticulture and enology programs at Washington State University and other Northwest universities.
SEATTLE – The economic impact of wine and wine grapes in Washington shows an increase of $1.3 billion since 2009, or a compound growth rate of 8.5 percent per year, according to a study released today by Washington State Wine. The economic impact of the state’s wine industry was $4.8 billion in 2013, up from […]
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Robb Zimmel remembers as a child watching his German relatives create concoctions from grapes and beets, onions and rhubarb. It wasn’t a stew, though, but wine that was cooked, bottled, capped with balloons and left to ferment.
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences RICHLAND, Wash. – Pour a glass from the tall green bottle labeled Blended Learning and out comes not only a unique wine but the story of Washington State University students finding opportunity and education.
RICHLAND, Wash. – The Cougar flags blowing majestically in the breeze were ideal for the site of the Wine Science Center at Washington State University Tri-Cities, noted Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. “Red and white are the colors of the best wine we make in Washington state,” he quipped to the audience of 200 community, university […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]