Wine grape business workshop offered this month

  • March 5th, 2015

Four workshops focused on reducing wine grape revenue losses will be offered on March 18 and 19 in Eastern Washington to growers and individuals working in the wine grape industry.

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation says the three-hour presentations will “show growers and wineries why and how to define and [...]

Positions open for Washington Wine Commission

  • March 3rd, 2015

Wine grape growers and producers who are interested in joining the Washington Wine Commission board are asked to apply before March 20, 2015. Five, 3-year commission positions are either vacant or are expiring this year. The Washington State Director of Agriculture will appoint the positions between May and July [...]

  • WAWGG honors grape industry members

WAWGG honors grape industry members

  • February 17th, 2015

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 spent his career working to improve, expand, and enhance the Washington wine grape industry, [...]

  • Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

Calvin Mercer, Young Grower from Alderdale, Washington

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 vineyard with his father Rick and cousin Rob Mercer.

What was [...]