WSU Viticulture and Enology

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Additional Resources


Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers (WAWGG)

Organization with both beginning and experienced viticulturists. There are a number of resources for starting a vineyard in WA.

Washington State Grape Society

Organization for the overall advancement of the grape industry in WA. Find information about current research and meeting proceedings from their annual meeting.

Washington Wine Commission

The Washington Wine Commission is responsible for the promotion and development of the WA wine industry, representing more than 500 wineries, 350 wine grape growers and 31,000 vineyard acres.

Washington State Appellations – Appellation America

Appellation America is a comprehensive online wine portal providing access to every winery , grape varietal and appellation in WA.

LIVE, Inc. – Low Input Viticulture and Enology

An OR program providing grape growers a set of sustainable practice guidelines and certification, based upon international standards.


The Winegrowers’ Sustainable Trust is a voluntary group of winegrowers that have embraced a covenant with environmental, economic and social sustainability concurrent with their production of grapes and wine.


Salmon-Safe helps vineyards protect and restore salmon habitat by planting trees on streams, growing cover crops to control run-off, and apply natural methods to control weeds and pests.



American Society of Enology and Viticulture

Society dedicated to the advancement of enological and viticultural sciences.


The website offers links and other information sources on many aspects of commercial viticulture. Articles are in English and Spanish.

Winegrape Growers of America (WGA)

WGA serves as the national lobbying arm of the domestic winegrape industry and provides a forum for communication and exchange of information among member states.

National Grape and Wine Initiative (NWGI)

NGWI is a nationwide coalition representing all segments of the grape industry including: raisin, juice, fresh grape and wine. NGWI membership includes grape growers, processors, wineries and representatives of academic institutions and cooperative extension organizations committed to improving our industry.

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