Wine

WSU Pullman students meet peers, tour winemaking facilities at WSU Tri-Cities campus

Viticulture and enology students from WSU’s Pullman and Tri-Cities campuses had a chance to mingle while learning and tasting wine together during a recent field trip.

Five people sit at a long table. In front of them are wine glasses with different types of wines. Also on the table are cans, a paper cup, and a plastic water bottle. One person sits at a table behind them. On that table are wine glasses, a paper cup, and a can.

Washington Wine Industry Foundation chooses six WSU students for scholarships

Six WSU students recently received scholarship funding from the Washington Wine Industry Foundation.

A collage of five people. One is a man in a vineyard, two are headshots of young women, one is a headshot of a man in a tie and suit, and one is a woman in a field, holding a bucket and equipment.

WSU V&E department chair invited to speak at Women of Wine and Spirits event

WSU Department of Viticulture & Enology Chair Jean Dodson Peterson recently gave a talk at a Women of Wine and Spirits event, demonstrating WSU’s commitment to empowering underrepresented individuals in the wine and viticulture sectors.

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Renowned WSU wine scientist Tom Collins selected as inaugural Jackson Family Wines Endowed Professor

A longtime working relationship between Washington State University scientist Tom Collins and Jackson Family Wines has evolved into the creation of an endowed professorship that recognizes Collins’ impactful wine science research and supports WSU’s Department of Viticulture & Enology.

Collins stands next to a barrel in the winery.

Upcoming Auction of Washington Wines events support evolving WSU V&E research and education

In August, Auction of Washington Wines is hosting several fundraising events that will directly benefit WSU’s viticulture and enology department.

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WSU scientists offer research, advice for successful vineyard management

From unpredictable weather to pests and diseases, vineyard managers contend with a lot of challenges. Sessions at the recent WineVit conference showed that Washington State University scientists are determined to help Washington’s grape growers be successful and prosperous.

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WSU grape smoke exposure expert named Innovator of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Department of V&E Assistant Professor Tom Collins was recently selected as Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s Innovator of the Year for his influential research on grape smoke exposure mitigation.

Collins stands next to a barrel in the winery.