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WSU Spokane professors create winery, escape
March 19, 2018

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

phillip and patricia butterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – Patricia and Phillip Butterfield, both professors in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, have spent their careers focused on public health and the environment.

Sept. 22: Meet the makers of Cougar IV wine at tasting event
September 15, 2017

By Elizabeth McManus, Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

efeste logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Angela and Kevin Taylor of EFESTĒ (pronounced F-S-T) winery, who also are Washington State University alumni, will discuss their Woodinville, Wash., winery and wines at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.

Seminar explores art, science of blended wines
February 18, 2011

 

 

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 …

Eighth annual “A Celebration of Washington Wines”
December 2, 2008

PULLMAN – Some of the most popular items from January’s “A Celebration of Washington Wines” gala auction will be back on the auction block next January, along with some exciting new offerings.

Etched magnums, collectible cabernets and syrahs, exclusive dinners and wine tastings, exciting adventures and romantic getaways are among the items that will be up for bid at the eighth annual “A Celebration of Washington Wines” auction on Saturday, Jan. 24, starting at 6 p.m. The black-tie event held at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville will include a reception, silent and live auctions, and a … » More …

WSU forum addresses wine labeling implications
November 27, 2007

PROSSER – WSU enologists Kerry Ringer and Jim Harbertson will host an informational forum on proposed changes to wine bottle labeling and its potential impact on Washington wineries.

 

The forum will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 6 at the WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser. The WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center is located at 24106 North Bunn Road.

A panel of experts led by Harbertson will discuss the proposed ruling and its background and answer questions. Winery owners and winery personnel are encouraged … » More …

A Celebration of Washington Wines auction
October 18, 2007

SEATTLE – Etched magnums, collectible cabernets and syrahs, exclusive dinners and wine tastings, and romantic overnight getaways are just a few of the items that will be up for bid at the seventh annual “A Celebration of Washington Wines” auction Jan. 26.

Wine enthusiasts can attend the black-tie event, which includes a reception, silent and live auctions and dinner. Tickets are $225 per person and can be reserved by calling Britta Nitcy at (509) 335-6479 or e-mail to nitcy@wsu.edu.

The annual gala, held at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery in Woodinville, has grossed … » More …

Donors eager to support diversity scholarships
August 31, 2006

Washington State University’s scholarship funds will soon be getting a big boost thanks to a successful fundraising event held at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery. More than $274,000 was pledged Aug. 25 to support diversity scholarships-the most ever in the event’s five-year history.The Chateau Ste. Michelle Diversity Fundraising Dinner and Concert, hosted at the Winery in Woodinville, Wash., began in 2001 when Chateau CEO and WSU Regent Ted Baseler agreed to help the state’s two research institutions attract more multicultural students to their campuses. The focus was to raise money to help the universities offer more scholarships. With this year’s pledges in hand, the total amount … » More …