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Study shows growing impact of Washington wine industry

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 […]

WSU introduces first student-made wine label

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.

Governor lauds partnership, looks to economic growth as construction starts on Wine Science Center at WSU Tri-Cities

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 […]

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 […]