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Auction of Washington Wines Hits Another Record, Raising Over $4.5 Million During 32nd Annual Event

Auction of Washington Wines Hits Another Record, Raising Over $4.5 Million During 32nd Annual Event

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PHOTO GALLERY: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xb5g3szbyh3rbpd/AADj-Ncxlharsb9nrSCUpEKoa?dl=0 Photo credit: Duval Images and Curbow Photography WOODINVILLE, Wash. (Aug. 19, 2019) – Auction of Washington Wines (AWW) celebrated its 32nd annual…

Registration open for WAVEx wine research seminar in Woodinville

Registration open for WAVEx wine research seminar in Woodinville

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Registration is still open for WAVEx, a condensed version of the popular research seminar Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE), on July 10, 2019,…

Washington State Wine bets big on research

Washington State Wine bets big on research

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Washington State Wine bets big on research New strategic research plan significantly increases budget to fund $5.5 million in research projects   SEATTLE (June 24,…

Estimating vineyard yield? WSU’s making an App for that.

Estimating vineyard yield? WSU’s making an App for that.

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The ultimate symbol of modernity, the smartphone isn’t the first image that comes to mind when you think of an old-world vineyard, but thanks to…

WAVEx smoke exposure seminar a success

WAVEx smoke exposure seminar a success

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Participants at recent WAVEx smoke exposure seminar, WSU Tri-Cities campus. As summer approaches with its promise of plentiful crops and scenic vineyards, so too does…

How soil microbiology might help your PB&J

How soil microbiology might help your PB&J

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If you’ve ever packed fruit snacks in a lunch, enjoyed a glass of grape juice, or made a PB&J, chances are the grapes used in…

 $4.75 million grant paves way for fungicide-resistance research in new growing season

 $4.75 million grant paves way for fungicide-resistance research in new growing season

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With spring upon us, growers are readying their vineyards for the new season, anticipating both healthy crops and potential challenges. One perennial challenge grape growers…

Call to Washington wine industry: fill out survey to determine research priorities

Call to Washington wine industry: fill out survey to determine research priorities

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SEATTLE (March 15, 2019) Washington State Wine is asking wine grape growers and wineries to fill out a survey to help identify top research priorities…

Award-winning research may help winegrowers optimize harvests

Award-winning research may help winegrowers optimize harvests

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Transforming our understanding of the chemistry and innate qualities behind great wines, Washington State University’s James Harbertson, associate professor of enology, is gaining recognition by his…

Wine and Chocolate: Researchers Probe Science Behind Cupid’s Favorite Treats

Wine and Chocolate: Researchers Probe Science Behind Cupid’s Favorite Treats

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WSU viticulture & enology research done by Jim Harbertson Ph.D and a team of scientist from around the world, breaks new ground in understanding the…