WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Viticulture and Enology

Upcoming Events

Grape Fieldman’s Breakfast @ Cafe Villa
Nov 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Join us the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m. Café Villa ~ 602  7th Street ~ Prosser, WA

Grape Fieldman’s Breakfast: A gathering of growers, consultants, and scientists to share information and ideas.

2014 Schedule

March 6, 2014

Enrique Proano, a graduate student with Dr. Joan Davenport, will discuss if soil is the root of Concord replant disorder.

April 3, 2014

Hemant Gohil, Viticulture Tech Transfer Specialist at WSU-IAREC, will discuss how soil moisture or lack of will affect bud break and early season growth.

May 1, 2014

Brittany Komm, a WSU graduate student with Dr. Michelle Moyer, will present research results testing the impact of early season leaf removal upon diseases and canopy.

June 5, 2014

Hemant Gohil, a technology transfer specialist at WSU-IAREC, will discuss the evaluation of machine-applied heat to ‘Syrah’ and ‘Merlot’.

July 3, 2014


August 7, 2014

Dr. Michelle Moyer and Jensena Newhouse with WSU-IAREC will discuss the efficacy of biopesticide trials to control grapevine powdery mildew.

September 4, 2014

Lynn Mills with WSU-IAREC will discuss if crop load affects cold hardiness and the WSU cold hardiness program.



November 6, 2014

Katie Buckley, a WSU graduate student with Dr. David James, will discuss methods for native habitat restoration to attract beneficial insects into vineyards.

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

Napa Valley Winery Tour @ WA
Nov 12 @ 8:00 am – Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm

The WSU Viticulture and Enology Program is offering a continuing education winery tour to Napa Valley. There are still a few seats open. If you are interested please contact Theresa Beaver at or 509-335-3446.

Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting @ Church of the Nazarene
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am – Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm

2014 Washington State Grape Society Annual Meeting

Location: Church of the Nazarene, 500 N. Elm St., Grandview, WA 98930

A great annual event! More details and registration at:

Exhibitor Registration:

2015 WAWGG Annual Meeting, Convention and Trade Show @ Three Rivers Convention Center
Feb 10 @ 8:00 am – Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm

2015 WAWGG Annual Meeting, Convention & Trade Show

February 10-13, 2015


Please click here for registration and conference information,

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