Viticulture & Enology

WSU alumna returns as V&E department’s newest winemaker

As the newest winemaker in WSU’s Department of Viticulture & Enology, alumna Madelyn Caleron is living out her passion.

Head shot of Madelyn Calderon standing outside and wearing a black T-shirt

Making CAHNRS better: Awards go to outstanding faculty and staff

Great teachers and advisors, forward-thinking researchers, inspiring Extension specialists, and an impactful team were recognized with annual Faculty and Staff Awards.

Excellence Award- Bealle King

Love of food science leads WSU grad student to research solutions for smoke-affected wines

Charity Maosah’s passion for agriculture and food science stems from an inquisitive personality and a childhood spent on her family’s farm in Kenya.

Charity Maosah stands outside

Partner to help tomorrow’s wine leaders overcome unexpected hurdles

With help from passionate Cougs and the wine community, students facing unexpected hurdles can stay on track for success.

Wine science student working with grape liquids.

Auction of Washington Wines event raises more than $150,000 for WSU wine science research

WSU wine science faculty, staff, and students joined vintners and other wine industry members for the 2024 Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction.

The back of a person standing at a podium on a stage with his hand outstretched to rows of seated bidders. Behind and to the side of the seated individuals are stacked barrels of wine and large wine tanks.

First-gen WSU transfer student looks ahead to bright future in wine industry

WSU transfer student Hector Estrada knows that when he graduates with a bachelor’s degree in viticulture and enology this spring, he’ll have the work experience and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the wine industry.

Hector stands next to rows of wine barrels sitting on their sides.

Latest WSU Extension guides: Why do leaves turn red? Mosquitoes, bug off from my orchard!

Learn how to eliminate disease-carrying mosquitoes from irrigated orchards; protect vineyards from pests; and explore why leaves turn red in the latest WSU Extension guides.

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WSU Pullman students meet peers, tour winemaking facilities at WSU Tri-Cities campus

Viticulture and enology students from WSU’s Pullman and Tri-Cities campuses had a chance to mingle while learning and tasting wine together during a recent field trip.

Five people sit at a long table. In front of them are wine glasses with different types of wines. Also on the table are cans, a paper cup, and a plastic water bottle. One person sits at a table behind them. On that table are wine glasses, a paper cup, and a can.