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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 Winegrowers Convention & Trade Show (Kennewick, WA)

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Feb

Agriculture Safety Day-Yakima

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Agriculture Safety Day-Wenatchee

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Oct. 20: Tasting event features WSU Blended Learning student-made wines

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Meet WSU Viticulture & Enology students and taste select wines from the Blended Learning student-made wine series, 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct.…
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Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation pledges $1M to WSU Wine Science Program

Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation pledges $1M to WSU Wine Science Program

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RICHLAND, Wash. – The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation will donate $1 million to the Washington State University Viticulture & Enology Program, the first of its…
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Washington state wine industry drives priorities for world-class research program

Washington state wine industry drives priorities for world-class research program

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In Washington State, the needs of the wine industry take top priority for the viticulture and enology research program. Input from the state’s vintners and…
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Education

“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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In close partnership with an engaged industry, WSU scientists help protect vineyards, develop new technologies, improve the winemaking process, and preserve resources.

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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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