A new economic report documents the growing impact of Washington State’s wine industry.
The study details the economic and fiscal impacts of wine and wine grapes in Washington State and measures the effect of jobs, labor
Washington State grape growers Roger Gamache of Mesa and Mike Andrews of Horse Heaven Hills appellation share below what they’ve learned from growing several lesser-known varieties.
Gamache planted his first Malbec in 2003 and has clones
Washington’s wine industry will fittingly toast the grand opening of the new Wine Science Center with wines made by students of Washington State University’s viticulture and enology program.
The wines to be poured for the celebration
Research suggests Washington red wine grapes could benefit from new irrigation regimes.
Several long-time industry members were honored for their decades of growing, industry involvement, and advancement of Washington State’s wine grape industry during the annual meeting of the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers.
Kevin Corliss, who’s
grower / Alderdale, Washington
age / 36
crops / wine grapes
business / Austin Sharp Vineyards
other experience / After graduating from Washington State University, he joined the family cattle business and then switched to co-own and manage a
Lots of eyes in the vineyard help Julia Kock stay on top of things.
Wine Commission will spend $250K on research this year.