Wine Science Center

Putting his heart into it: First-gen college student, Noel Perez (’20), named Wine Spectator Student of the Year

Gratitude and humility: Those traits don’t often define a 4.0 GPA student who has created his own blockbuster wine, and who holds the honorific of Wine Spectator Student of the Year. But those are precisely…

Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities

Classes, internships and study abroad through WSU Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center.

Voice of the Vine – December 2015

 Events Raise a Glass fundraiser More than 300 west side restaurants will give a portion of wine sales through December to the Raise a Glass Fund, a Scholarship program that benefits viticulture and enology programs at WSU and other Northwest universities. Precision Farming Expo Jan. 7-8, 2016 Three Rivers Convention Center Kennewick, WA Crown Gall Workshop The […]

Wine Spectator behind the scenes at WSC

In a recent feature story, Wine Spectator magazine went behind the scenes at the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center. They have some great pictures and information about WSU’s $23 million state-of-the-art research and teaching facility.   Read the entire story here.

The sign atop the new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center is unveiled.

Science of wine is topic of WSU Innovator lecture April 4 in Seattle

SEATTLE – What role does science play in the quality of wine? Thomas Henick-Kling, director of the Washington State University viticulture and enology program, explores this and other questions in “Science in Your Glass,” the WSU Innovators luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle.