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April 21 winemaker dinners support WSU research

By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology

wineSEATTLE – Proceeds from winemaker dinners at various Seattle locations will support Children’s Hospital and Washington State University viticulture and enology research. Hosted by Auction of Washington Wines, the wine-paired meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, and cost $150. » More …

Oct. 14: Meet the makers and taste Cougar III wine

By Elizabeth Rudd, Brelsford WSU visitor center

cougar-iii-winePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumni Annette Bergevin and Dave Harvey of Bergevin Lane Vineyards will discuss their Walla Walla winery and wines at 2:30 p.m. during a tasting at 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center, 150 E. Spring St., Pullman. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities graduate to release wine on his own label

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. » More …

Seminar explores art, science of blended wines

 

 

RICHLAND – The art and science of balancing wines to create an award-winning blend will be explored March 3 at a consumer seminar held at WSU Tri-Cities.
 
This is a unique opportunity to taste the various component wines and then sample selected blends for both red and white wines. The seminar is led by Thomas Henick-Kling, Ph.D., director of the WSU Viticulture and Enology programs, and Micky French, winemaker at Barnard Griffin Winery.
 
The Blended Wines seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Consolidated Information Center at 2770 Crimson Way, Richland. … » More …