New spider mite found in Washington

By |September 12th, 2014|

Willamette spider mite has been detected for the first time in Washington grapes.

Vinifera grapes hit hard

By |August 5th, 2014|

Hybrid varieties fared much better.

Registration for grapevine virus workshop ends July 3

By |June 30th, 2014|

July 3 is the deadline to register for one of three, half-day workshops on grapevine viruses and associated diseases [...]

New board member joins Washington Wine Industry Foundation

By |June 20th, 2014|

Sherri Swingle joins the Washington Wine Industry Foundation board of directors. Swingle, who was the executive director of the [...]

Leafroll virus is costly

By |May 29th, 2014|

Grapevine leafroll virus is very costly to growers, studies in major wine-grape-growing regions show.

Economists in New York, California, and [...]

Washington vineyards, orchards change hands

By |May 20th, 2014|

Sagemoor’s cherries, apples, plus well-established wine grapes attract new owners.

Growth in California grape plantings

By |May 20th, 2014|

There’s no slowdown yet in wine grape plantings in California. Growers in the state added around 21,000 acres of [...]

New grape virus in Washington

By |May 14th, 2014|

Don’t assume that red leaves mean grapevine leafroll virus — they could be symptoms of a new disease.

Potato chips and fine wines

By |May 8th, 2014|

Tim’s famous Northwest snack helped establish this Walla Walla winery.

Destined for export: Understanding pesticide residue policy

By |May 6th, 2014|

It is a large international regulatory body with inherent inertia.