New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

The new AVA, located in Oregon, has created problems for Washington wineries.

Few bees in vineyards

By |March 25th, 2015|

Grape pest practices in Washington aren’t harming bees.

Cool, wet soils trigger chlorosis

By |March 10th, 2015|

Avoid early spring irrigation to avoid chlorosis problems in Concord vineyards.

Survey finds no invasive grape moths

By |March 7th, 2015|

However, grape phylloxera was detected for the first time in a Wenatchee, Washington, vineyard.

Wine grape business workshop offered this month

By |March 5th, 2015|

Four workshops focused on reducing wine grape revenue losses will be offered on March 18 and 19 in Eastern [...]

Positions open for Washington Wine Commission

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Wine grape growers and producers who are interested in joining the Washington Wine Commission board are asked to apply [...]

New focus on leafhoppers

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Growers should add 20 percent to their count when using a hand lens on leafhoppers.

Red blotch knowledge grows

By |February 26th, 2015|

The search continues for possible vectors.

WAWGG honors grape industry members

By |February 17th, 2015|

Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine [...]

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

By |February 11th, 2015|

grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / [...]