WSU researchers studying spread of red blotch virus in vineyards

RICHLAND, Wa. – Grapevine red blotch disease spreads through vineyards and blotches leaves, shrinking wine and juice grape harvests. Researchers at WSU’s Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center are studying how and why the grapevine red blotch virus, which causes the disease, spreads. “We’re interested in finding out how the grapevines respond to the […]

Pinot noir grapes photographed against a white background with small bunches of discolored fruit.