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Application window opens for grape scholarships

  • January 12th, 2015

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering more than $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology, or related disciplines.

Applications are due March 15 and are for the 2015-16 academic year.
Scholarship offerings include:
Horse Heaven Hills Wine Growers Scholarship: Two $1,500 awards will be given to [...]

Associations seek grower support in piece-rate case

  • January 6th, 2015

Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay for piece-rate worker rest breaks. Read the request below from The Washington Farm Labor Association and Washington State Tree Fruit Association. To learn more about this case, read Sara Wixson’s [...]

  • Grape industry honors members

Grape industry honors members

  • January 6th, 2015

The Washington State Grape Society recognized the industry contributions of three members during its annual meeting held in November in Grandview, Washington.

Mike Means, who has served on countless grape industry committees for nearly three decades dealing with issues from clean plants to research to sustainable viticulture practices, received the [...]