As a student in Germany, Ingrid Weilack was inspired by Washington State University enology professor Jim Harbertson. Now, the visiting scholar is experiencing what it’s like to work with him at the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center.
Jean Dodson Peterson joined WSU this fall as founding chair of the newly established Department of Viticulture and Enology. In a Q&A, she describes her goals for the department, including combatting climate change’s effect on grapes and curriculum redesign.
As wildfire season scorches the Pacific Northwest, Washington State University researchers are working to find new ways to mitigate wine grape smoke exposure. Projects include installing air quality sensors at vineyards, laboratory experiments where grapes…
RICHLAND, Wash. – Hazy, smoke-filled skies across the West this fall made grape growers nervous, but Washington State University grape and wine chemistry researcher Tom Collins is working to minimize […]