February 1st 2008 Issue

Research history

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1960s—Grape and wine research begins in Washington, led by Washington State University researchers Drs. Walter Clore and Chas [...]

Going green to change the future

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The Mendocino Wine Company is doing their part to change the course of global warming by implementing practices to [...]

Origins of research funding

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Grape research, which dates back to the 1960s, has a circuitous history, with starts and stops in the early [...]

First Bite

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When I first began writing for Good Fruit Grower in 1995, my beat of coverage was stone fruit and [...]

Assessment hike boosts research funds

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Grape research in Washington State will soon receive a financial boost from the Washington Wine Commission. The commission [...]

Good Question

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Washington State, with new production areas still being discovered, is younger than most other wine regions. Production has shifted [...]

Funding shortfall

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The Washington State wine industry continues to grow while funds supporting viticulture and enology research dwindle, creating a widening [...]

Rare varieties gain ground

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Counoise grapes, from Tablas Creek Vineyard Every profession has its rebels, and grape growers are [...]

Task force develops a research plan

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Washington’s wine industry is part of a nationwide coalition addressing the research funding crisis, but it isn’t waiting for [...]

Apple Lines

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India is a country of enormous ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity. Its landmass is roughly one-third the size [...]