Graduate studies in viticulture and enology provide students an opportunity to focus their passion in a specific research area. Working closely with expert faculty and conducting research in state-of-the-art facilities, V&E graduate students play a pivotal role in moving the Washington wine industry forward. Whether you’re interested in wine chemistry, economics, soil quality, or integrated pest management, we’ve got a program for you.
With a statewide focus, WSU’s commitment to the wine industry is reflected in our multiple locations for research, innovation, and outreach. Research vineyards, support facilities, and high-tech laboratories are available to post-secondary students pursuing research projects at the Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center in Prosser. The Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center in Tri-Cities is among the most technologically advanced wine research facilities in the world.