wine grape industry

WSU, Wine Commission celebrate new science center with industry

The Washington State University Viticulture and Enology Program and the Washington State Wine Commission welcomed the wine and grape industry to their new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center on Friday, June 5, to celebrate the grand opening.

The wine industry has played a major role in funding the new facility and will continue recommending research funding priorities for the program.

Elise Jackson, Barnard Griffin tasting room manager and WSU business and marketing alumna, receives a glass of celebratory sparkling wine from Les Walker, who graduated from the Viticulture and Enology Program last December.

Julia Kock, Stan Clarke, Sustainability

WSU V&E Alumna Grows World-Class Grapes Julia Kock, Klipsun Vineyard manager, and her dog Brix. Kock was one of the first graduates from WSU’s program in viticulture and enology. Check out a video interview with Kock on our You Tube channel: Julia Kock had been working as a human resource manager in the aluminum […]