Walter Clore

WSU wine industry research liaison recognized with Walter J. Clore Award

Melissa Hansen, Washington State Wine Commission research program director, is the 2022 Walter J. Clore Award winner. The award recognizes her work to establish a strong research partnership between the wine industry and WSU.

Melissa Hansen holds her trophy.

Pixie Grape, Vineyards in Afghanistan, Preventing Virus Spread, Zino Forum, Students Win – June 28, 2012 – WSU’s Voice of the Vine

Regenerating Pixie is Important Step in Grasping Grape Genetics Graduate student Kathie Nicholson holds regenerated Pixie grape plants. Photo by Brian Charles Clark/WSU. Understanding the grape genome in all its vast variety will give growers…

Water, South America, Clore Center

Smart Vine: Grapevines Adapt to Changing Water Supply Years of intense research in the arid wine-grape growing region of eastern Washington has taught growers how plants react to various irrigation regimes. Water is such a valuable resource its known as “blue gold,” so this research has been a vital component of growers’ success in producing […]

Legends, Auction, From Vineyard to Winery

Gordon Hill Selected as Legends Winemaker Gordon Hill, longtime Washington enologist and, currently, winemaker with Milbrandt Vineyards Winery, was selected as winemaker for the 2010 Legends of Washington Wine event. The Legends event, scheduled for August 28 at WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser, annually honors an inductee into the Washington Wine […]