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WSU V&E plays important role in annual conference for the Washington wine industry

WSU Viticulture & Enology students, staff, and faculty played important roles in WineVit 2022 – the largest annual conference and tradeshow for the Washington wine industry.

Hosted by the Washington Winegrowers, the event featured a variety of educational seminars and networking opportunities for members of the Washington wine industry.

WSU V&E members supported this important industry education event in many ways, from planning the educational program, to organizing sessions, giving oral and poster presentations, and volunteering.


Educational Committee / Program Development:
Tom Collins, Jim Harbertson, Thomas Henick-Kling, Markus Keller, Michelle Moyer, Naidu Rayapati

Session Chairs:
Michelle Moyer, Jim Harbertson, Alexa McDaniel

Jim Harbertson, Tom Collins, Markus Keller

Student Presenters (student winemaker reception):
Kyler Magnus, Annette Loring, Anthony Gonzales

Poster Presenters:

  • Undergraduate:  Steven Jachym
  • Graduate:  Heather Carbon, Alexa McDaniel, Bernadette Gagnier, Pierre Davadant, Molly McIlquham, Evan Fritzke, Geraldine Diverres
  • Professional:  Sridhar Jarugula, Arunabha Mitra, Bhaskar Bondada, Charlotte Oliver, Chris Beaver, Charles Obiero, Thomas Groenveld, Ben-Min Chang, Michelle Moyer, Nataliya Shcherbatyuk

Lexi McDaniel, Bernadette Gagnier, Maria Mireles, Kyler Magnus, Annette Loring, Kaury Balcom, Cody Thompson