Wine wastewater permits are coming

By |April 16th, 2015|

Final rules for Washington State wineries expected by next spring.

Turning pomace into compost

By |April 16th, 2015|

Walla Walla Community College hopes to show wineries how to compost their wine leftovers.

Irrigation effects on wine

By |April 14th, 2015|

Deficit irrigation enhances color and fruitiness of wines.

Don Mercer to be inducted into Wine Hall of Fame

By |April 13th, 2015|

Horse Heaven Hills pioneer Don Mercer will be inducted in the Legend of Washington Hall of Fame in August [...]

Another record harvest for wine grapes

By |April 13th, 2015|

Washington State’s 2014 wine grape harvest was the largest on record and posted the third consecutive year of growth, [...]

Automated pruning with robotics

By |April 13th, 2015|

Robots can follow pruning rules as well as humans, but a key was writing the rules.

Soil moisture can be depleted by spring

By |April 3rd, 2015|

“In years when we have dry winters, you may need both a fall and early spring irrigation.” — Hemant Gohil

Soil moisture critical at bud break

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Even a two-week delay in filling up the soil profile in early spring when vines begin to break bud [...]

Timing is everything when fine tuning grape irrigation

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Research suggests Washington red wine grapes could benefit from new irrigation regimes.

New AVA established in Oregon

By |March 30th, 2015|

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