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 / [...]

Women in vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Few women hold vineyard management positions.

Worker education is a priority at Klipsun Vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Lots of eyes in the vineyard help Julia Kock stay on top of things.

Premium wine sales still growing

By |February 10th, 2015|

Growers need to focus on quality and target fruit for the $15 and up price point, say wine marketers.

Hands-on winemaking: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

O’Reilly’s minimalist approach to winemaking is labor intensive.

Story of the soil: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

Volcanic and glacial soils at Union Gap Estate help create different flavor profiles in wines.

Story in a bottle: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

Each wine bottle at Owen Roe Winery tells a story. It may be about deciding on the location of [...]

Stories are plentiful at Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

Irish-born winemaker helps share the story of Yakima Valley wines.

First Washington wine research program in the works

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Wine Commission will spend $250K on research this year.

Predicting cold hardiness of grapes

By |January 21st, 2015|

WSU model is used by U.S. and international grape growers.