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Tag: viticulture & enology

WECO donates optical wine grape sorter for research

WOODLAND, Calif. – WECO Sorting and Automation Solutions has donated a state-of-the-art optical wine grape sorter worth $71,500 to the new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates…

Students, grapes converge at WSU Wine Science Center

RICHLAND, Wash. – With classes underway, students and researchers have begun processing grapes for experiments on fruit maturity and irrigation at Washington State University’s new…

WSU Tri-Cities graduate to release wine on his own label

RICHLAND, Wash. - Robb Zimmel, B.S. '14, created 500 cases of wine in four varietals including a riesling, chardonnay, merlot and malbec. They will be…

Harnessing wild yeasts to produce refined wines

PULLMAN, Wash. – Wine comes from grapes, but the alcohol comes from yeast. Most wine is made by fermenting grapes with specifically chosen species of…

WSU Dedicates New Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University today dedicated its new wine science center here and announced that the center will bear the name of its…