Alternatives for disease control

By |January 13th, 2014|

Chitosan not only reduces decay but induces resistance in the plant.

Washington wine grape outlook

By |January 6th, 2014|

Americans are drinking more wine

Juice grape trends for 2014

By |January 6th, 2014|

Cash prices are trending downward, production is trending upward.

Hort Association, grape growers bestow honors

By |January 1st, 2014|

Silver Pear

Kent Christensen, president of Independent Warehouse, Inc., in Dryden, Washington, received the Washington State Horticultural Association’s Silver Pear [...]

Wine Commission uses humor to educate

By |November 27th, 2013|

"The Recommendeuer" iPad app provides in-depth information about Washington wines.

Marketing matters

By |November 27th, 2013|

Economic studies have shown that successful wineries tend to be either very small or very large. - See more at:

B.C. growers should focus on clones

By |November 26th, 2013|

Grape gowers need to find out which clones will work best in British Columbia.

See grape harvest Down Under

By |November 19th, 2013|

Washington State University’s Dr. Thomas Henick-Kling is leading a harvest-time vineyard and winery tour to Australia from March 30 [...]

New wine center ­fulfills vision

By |November 18th, 2013|

The recent groundbreaking of Washington State University’s Wine Science Center is not just about the ceremonial start of construction [...]

Managing nutrients in NW vineyards

By |November 18th, 2013|

For years, vineyardists in the Pacific Northwest have followed California recommendations to sample leaf petioles at bloom to assess the nutrient status of vines.