Celebrate Washington Wine

Trio of videos feature importance of WSU wine research

WSU V&E Program research faculty and students star in newly released video series. Watch to learn about the history and innovation at the core of Washington state wine research. Wine research initiatives take the stage in a series of videos created for the Washington State Wine Commission. The video series shares the importance and value […]

Purple winegrapes on a trellis.

Celebrate Washington Wine, New Viticultural Specialist, Deflate Windbags with Science

Celebrate Washington Wine The 10th anniversary Celebrate Washington Wine black-tie gala dinner and auction is a little more than a month away and the excitement is building. This year’s event will be held on the evening of Saturday, January 22, in the intimate setting of the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville. All proceeds benefit […]

Chairs Named for Special Wine Collections for WSU Benefit Gala and Auction

BELLEVUE, Wash. — The special collections of Washington wines are a popular auction offering every year at the “Celebrate Washington Wine” black-tie gala and auction benefiting the Washington State University Viticulture and Enology Program. The tenth annual “Celebrate Washington Wine” gala will be held on Saturday evening, Jan. 22, at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville.

Auction Success, Grape Knowledge, AgWeatherNet

Wine Auction a Major Success Thanks to everyone who supported this year’s Celebrate Washington Wine gala fundraiser by donating to the auction, attending, and participating in the new online auction. The ninth annual dinner and auction at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville was a sellout and brought in more than $240,000 to benefit the […]

Annual WSU Auction Gala Offers Unique Adventures, Items

PULLMAN, Wash. — Whether you’d prefer the experience of flying a commercial airliner without leaving the ground in Boeing’s flight simulator, or keeping both feet on the ground as an honorary Seattle Mariner’s groundskeeper, you can bid for the opportunity at Washington State University’s “Celebrate Washington Wine” auction gala. The ninth annual black-tie gala dinner […]

Vine Nitrogen, Women in Wine, V&E Benefit Gala, Washington Wines Top Best-of Lists

WSU Grad Student’s Research Tackles Vineyard Nitrogen Puzzle Getting the nitrogen right in wine-grape vineyards is tricky. Nitrogen is essential for plant development and growth. However, too much nitrogen applied early in the growing season may result in overly vigorous vine canopies. A thick canopy, though lovely to look at, shades the young berries and […]