Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers

The Business of Hedonism, New Videos, Chateau Ste. Michelle

The Business and Science of Hedonism by Brian Charles Clark DeLille Cellars’ master winemaker, Chris Upchurch, recently told a visiting group of WSU viticulture and enology students that he thought premium red wines could be broken into two broad categories: the really good reds are either like steak, “big, juicy and simply delicious,” or like […]

Cold Hardiness, White Wine Quality

Cold Hardiness System Gives Growers a Warm Feeling Visit the Grape Cold Hardiness Web site: http://tinyurl.com/5vndbx. The site has year-round value for grape growers, including information on Powdery Mildew, precipitation, growing degree days, and evapotraspiration. Want the scientific low down on how Keller’s team is collecting cold-hardiness data? Fire up your browser and visit the […]

Economic Impact, Water Clore Center, Best Viticulture Paper

Wine Industry Has Premium Impact Washington’s wine industry has a national economic impact of $4.7 billion per year, according to a study released this month by MKF Research. The study was underwritten by the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, the Washington Wine Commission and other key organizations in the state’s wine and grape industry. […]