WSU Viticulture and Enology

Research and Extension


The growth of the Washington wine industry has taken large strides over the last 35 years. The number of wineries has increased steadily over the years going from 15 wineries to nearly 700 wineries today. During the last year of growth alone there were 60 new wineries started, which is 4-fold greater than what the state had in 1980.

General Winemaking

To learn about wine production, wine chemistry, and picking decisions follow the link above.

Winemaking Articles

Follow the link above to read general articles on various winemaking techniques written by WSU Enology Extension.

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Take individual programs from the Enology Certificate Program, and custom-build your knowledge base.

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