WSU CAHNRS

WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Viticulture and Enology

Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Sat
Western Washington – Summer Vineyard Management @ Allen Fire Station
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hands-on workshops about establishment and seasonal management of vineyards in western Washington will be offered in spring, summer and fall in and near Bow, Wash., by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension.

Cost per workshop is $40-$45 or $100 for all three. To register online, visit http://VineyardCare.BrownPaperTickets.com or download the form from http://snohomish.wsu.edu/vineyardcare and mail with a check. For more information, contact Kate Halstead, 425-357-6024 or khalstead@wsu.edu.

All workshops start at the Allen Fire Station, 9061 Avon Allen Rd., Bow, with a lecture and discussion. Participants then will drive to a nearby vineyard for practice and hands-on work guided by expert viticulturist Gary Moulton. Dress for the weather. Bring pruners, gloves and a lunch. Drinks will be provided.

The workshops are:

Spring Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 14: Basics of dormant season vineyard care, pruning, training, estimating bud numbers needed for a balanced vine, nutrient management, setting up an irrigation system, pest management and weed control.

Summer Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 18: Principles of canopy and crop load management, how to manipulate shoots to maximize quality, use of micronutrient sprays to enhance yield and quality and a netting machine demonstration.

Harvest/Fall Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19: Determining harvest timing, taking brix measurements, soil testing, variety selection and reviewing next year’s list of chores.

Instructor Gary Moulton started in 1980 in fruit horticulture at the WSU Mount Vernon research center and later led the program.  His is currently a private consultant and workshop speaker. He holds a master’s degree from WSU in plant pathology, specializing in fruit diseases, and a bachelor’s degree in pomology/fruit science from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo. He has authored several WSU Extension publications, taught workshops at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture and has been a guest expert on the nationally syndicated television program “Gardening with Ed Hume.”

 

Aug
1
Sat
Washington State Wine Month @ Washington State
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Washington State Wine Month @ Washington State

During August, many local restaurants, retailers, hotels and wineries run promotions to celebrate our state’s award-winning wine industry.

As August draws near, start checking out the Tagboard for Washington State Wine Month offers, promotions and events at participating businesses. The Tagboard is a customized webpage and Facebook app that automatically aggregates social media from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and others, in real time. Users can easily view the promotions and conversations that are happening around Washington State Wine Month.

Join the party on social media by using the hashtag #WAWineMonth!

Aug
6
Thu
Grape Tech Group (Formerly Fieldman’s Breakfast) @ Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (NOT Saloon)
Aug 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us the first Thursday of each month!

Grape Technical Group: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

 NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2015: HORSE HEAVEN HILLS BREWERY at 3:30 PM

2015 Schedule

January 8, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO JAN 1 HOLIDAY

February

Cancelled due to WAWGG Conference

March 5, 2015

Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Regional Extension Specialist, will have hands-on BMSB identification and discussion on future control methods.

April 2, 2015

Cancelled

May 7, 2015

Katie Buckley, graduate student in David James’ lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss her work on vineyard refugia and beneficial insects.

June 4, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

July 2, 2015

Cancelled due to Science at WSU-IAREC on July 1.

August 6, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

September 3, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

October

Cancelled due to harvest.

November 5, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

December 3, 2015

Eric Gale, graduate student in Michelle Moyer’s Lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss his work on understanding grapevine root cold hardiness.

 

Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

Aug
13
Thu
Sip. Savor. Swirl. 3 Days, 3 Ways to let your palate run wild with the best of Washington wines! @ Chateau Ste. Michelle
Aug 13 – Aug 15 all-day
 Sip. Savor. Swirl. 3 Days, 3 Ways to let your palate run wild with the best of Washington wines! @ Chateau Ste. Michelle | Woodinville | Washington | United States

Benefit the Washington State University Viticulture & Enology Program and Seattle Children’s Hospital by enjoying the Auction of Washington Wines’ August 2015 events!

Picnic & Barrel Auction

  • Thursday, August 13, 5 p.m.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville

The kickoff to the weekend of events where you’ll have the opportunity to meet and mingle with over 100 Washington winemakers, nosh on gourmet picnic fare and enjoy live entertainment on the lovely concert grounds at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery.

Winemaker Dinner Series

  • Friday, August 14, 6:30 p.m.
  • Private Estates around the Puget Sound

Enjoy a gourmet meal created by a notable guest chef paired with fabulous Washington wine poured by the winemakers themselves.

Columbia Winery Charity Run & Walk

  • Saturday, August 15, 8:30 a.m.
  • Columbia Winery, Woodinville

Participate in a 5K or 10K course in Woodinville wine country with over 1,400 others!

The Winemaker Gala

  • Saturday, August 15, 5 p.m.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, Woodinville

Join winemakers, wine collectors and philanthropists at the grand finale event celebrating Washington wine.

Aug
14
Fri
2015 Washington State Viticulture Field Day @ WSU-IAREC Roza Farm
Aug 14 @ 8:15 am – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by: Washington State Grape Society and WSU Viticulture & Enology Program

 

Date: Friday, August  14, 2015

Cost: $15 for lunch.  Preregistration encouraged (credit card); cash or check only at the door.

Online Registrationhttp://brownpapertickets.com/event/1633744  . If registering online, please bring your printed ticket to Field Day.

This field day will be offering 2 WSDA Pesticide Recertification Credits for attendance.

ITINERARY

8:15 a         Registration- WSU-IAREC Roza Farm

Location:  N. Crosby Road, Prosser, WA. Between W. Evans Rd and W. Kuhlman Rd
Look for WSU tent. Fee for lunch will be due at that time if you have not preregistered. All events are outdoors; please dress accordingly.

8:45 a         Stop 1 – Soil Moisture Sensors

Location: WSU-Roza Farm
How to properly deploy and use various soil moisture sensors to improve irrigation strategies. Troy Peters, WSU-IAREC

9:30 a         Stop 2 – Drip Irrigation Systems

Location: WSU-Roza Farm
How to determine water delivery from a drip irrigation system, including timing and flushing when chemigating / fertigating.  Troy Peters, WSU-IAREC and Tom Hoffmann, WSDA

10:00 a       BREAK

10:15 a       Stop 3 – Weed Walk

Location: WSU-Roza Farm
Learn about different weed species, how to identify them, and when they should be controlled. – Tim Miller, WSU-NWREC

11:00 a       Stop 4 – Weed Sprayer Calibration

Location: WSU-Roza Farm
As a continuation on last year’s field day, we will extend our sprayer calibration demos to cover how to calibrate and assess weed sprayers. Gwen Hoheisel and Michelle Moyer, WSU-V&E Program

11:45          Drive to WSU-IAREC Picnic Area

12:00          Luncheon at WSU-IAREC Picnic Area

Catering by Garcia’s Tex-Mex, Prosser, WA

12:45 p      Stop 5 Clean Plants and Table Grape Tasting

Location: WSU-IAREC Picnic Area
Learn about how to submit plant selection recommendations, what kinds of grapevines are currently in the Clean Plant Center Foundation Block, and get a chance to taste and learn about several of the Table Grape varieties currently available in the Program. Piotr Kowalec, CPC-NW and Michelle Moyer, WSU-IAREC.

2:00 p   End of Field Day

 

For more information, contact:
Michelle Moyer: michelle.moyer@wsu.edu
Gwen Hoheisel: ghoheisel@wsu.edu




Sep
3
Thu
Grape Tech Group (Formerly Fieldman’s Breakfast) @ Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (NOT Saloon)
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us the first Thursday of each month!

Grape Technical Group: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

 NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2015: HORSE HEAVEN HILLS BREWERY at 3:30 PM

2015 Schedule

January 8, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO JAN 1 HOLIDAY

February

Cancelled due to WAWGG Conference

March 5, 2015

Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Regional Extension Specialist, will have hands-on BMSB identification and discussion on future control methods.

April 2, 2015

Cancelled

May 7, 2015

Katie Buckley, graduate student in David James’ lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss her work on vineyard refugia and beneficial insects.

June 4, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

July 2, 2015

Cancelled due to Science at WSU-IAREC on July 1.

August 6, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

September 3, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

October

Cancelled due to harvest.

November 5, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

December 3, 2015

Eric Gale, graduate student in Michelle Moyer’s Lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss his work on understanding grapevine root cold hardiness.

 

Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

Sep
19
Sat
Western Washington – Fall Vineyard Management @ Allen Fire Station
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hands-on workshops about establishment and seasonal management of vineyards in western Washington will be offered in spring, summer and fall in and near Bow, Wash., by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension.

Cost per workshop is $40-$45 or $100 for all three. To register online, visit http://VineyardCare.BrownPaperTickets.com or download the form from http://snohomish.wsu.edu/vineyardcare and mail with a check. For more information, contact Kate Halstead, 425-357-6024 or khalstead@wsu.edu.

All workshops start at the Allen Fire Station, 9061 Avon Allen Rd., Bow, with a lecture and discussion. Participants then will drive to a nearby vineyard for practice and hands-on work guided by expert viticulturist Gary Moulton. Dress for the weather. Bring pruners, gloves and a lunch. Drinks will be provided.

The workshops are:

Spring Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 14: Basics of dormant season vineyard care, pruning, training, estimating bud numbers needed for a balanced vine, nutrient management, setting up an irrigation system, pest management and weed control.

Summer Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 18: Principles of canopy and crop load management, how to manipulate shoots to maximize quality, use of micronutrient sprays to enhance yield and quality and a netting machine demonstration.

Harvest/Fall Vineyard Management, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19: Determining harvest timing, taking brix measurements, soil testing, variety selection and reviewing next year’s list of chores.

Instructor Gary Moulton started in 1980 in fruit horticulture at the WSU Mount Vernon research center and later led the program.  His is currently a private consultant and workshop speaker. He holds a master’s degree from WSU in plant pathology, specializing in fruit diseases, and a bachelor’s degree in pomology/fruit science from Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo. He has authored several WSU Extension publications, taught workshops at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture and has been a guest expert on the nationally syndicated television program “Gardening with Ed Hume.”

 

Nov
5
Thu
Grape Tech Group (Formerly Fieldman’s Breakfast) @ Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (NOT Saloon)
Nov 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us the first Thursday of each month!

Grape Technical Group: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

 NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2015: HORSE HEAVEN HILLS BREWERY at 3:30 PM

2015 Schedule

January 8, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO JAN 1 HOLIDAY

February

Cancelled due to WAWGG Conference

March 5, 2015

Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Regional Extension Specialist, will have hands-on BMSB identification and discussion on future control methods.

April 2, 2015

Cancelled

May 7, 2015

Katie Buckley, graduate student in David James’ lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss her work on vineyard refugia and beneficial insects.

June 4, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

July 2, 2015

Cancelled due to Science at WSU-IAREC on July 1.

August 6, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

September 3, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

October

Cancelled due to harvest.

November 5, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

December 3, 2015

Eric Gale, graduate student in Michelle Moyer’s Lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss his work on understanding grapevine root cold hardiness.

 

Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

Dec
3
Thu
Grape Tech Group (Formerly Fieldman’s Breakfast) @ Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (NOT Saloon)
Dec 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us the first Thursday of each month!

Grape Technical Group: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

 NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2015: HORSE HEAVEN HILLS BREWERY at 3:30 PM

2015 Schedule

January 8, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO JAN 1 HOLIDAY

February

Cancelled due to WAWGG Conference

March 5, 2015

Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Regional Extension Specialist, will have hands-on BMSB identification and discussion on future control methods.

April 2, 2015

Cancelled

May 7, 2015

Katie Buckley, graduate student in David James’ lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss her work on vineyard refugia and beneficial insects.

June 4, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

July 2, 2015

Cancelled due to Science at WSU-IAREC on July 1.

August 6, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

September 3, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

October

Cancelled due to harvest.

November 5, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

December 3, 2015

Eric Gale, graduate student in Michelle Moyer’s Lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss his work on understanding grapevine root cold hardiness.

 

Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

Jan
7
Thu
Grape Tech Group (Formerly Fieldman’s Breakfast) @ Horse Heaven Hills Brewery (NOT Saloon)
Jan 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us the first Thursday of each month!

Grape Technical Group: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

 NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2015: HORSE HEAVEN HILLS BREWERY at 3:30 PM

2015 Schedule

January 8, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE DUE TO JAN 1 HOLIDAY

February

Cancelled due to WAWGG Conference

March 5, 2015

Gwen Hoheisel, WSU Regional Extension Specialist, will have hands-on BMSB identification and discussion on future control methods.

April 2, 2015

Cancelled

May 7, 2015

Katie Buckley, graduate student in David James’ lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss her work on vineyard refugia and beneficial insects.

June 4, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

July 2, 2015

Cancelled due to Science at WSU-IAREC on July 1.

August 6, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

September 3, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

October

Cancelled due to harvest.

November 5, 2015

Speaker and topic TBD.

December 3, 2015

Eric Gale, graduate student in Michelle Moyer’s Lab at WSU-IAREC will discuss his work on understanding grapevine root cold hardiness.

 

Anyone attending this program that requires auxiliary aids or other services,  please contact Gwen Hoheisel at 509-786-5609 or by email at ghoheisel@wsu.edu .Cooperating agencies:  Washington State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Benton County

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