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Viticulture and Enology: The Study of Grapes and Wine


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The Viticulture & Enology Program’s perfect blend of hands-on study, industry connections, and premier faculty turns out highly skilled graduates who become industry leaders.

V&E research and extension offers science-based solutions to the challenges our region’s grape growers and winemakers face.


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Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting

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Meet the Grads!

Meet the Grads!

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After more than a year of obstacles, virtual classes, and cancelled events due to the Covid-19 pandemic, eleven V&E students join fall 2020 graduates in…
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Auction of Washington Wines Wine and Music

Auction of Washington Wines Wine and Music

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Auction of Washington Wines Wine and Music events expand, offering virtual and small in-person events to celebrate and benefit the Washington wine industry.
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WSU V&E faculty, staff & students take the stage at WineVit 2021

WSU V&E faculty, staff & students take the stage at WineVit 2021

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WineVit Conference 2021 Highlights   All those who filter are not lost Presented by Tom Collins Assistant professor of the WSU wine science program Tom…
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“It’s not all that glamorous when you’re knee-deep in wine must. But when you’re pouring at an event like Taste of Washington, you feel like a superstar because you helped create the product.”

– Tiffany Britton ‘11

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V&E Extension is committed to bringing people and organizations together to advance knowledge, further economic impact, and create a sustainable future for the industry while fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.

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