August 2006 Issue

Languedoc wineries go upscale

By |August 1st, 2006|

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The Languedoc-Roussillon region stretches across southern France from the Spanish border to the Rhône. The largest wine-producing area in the

Wine Quality Alliance to get new life

By |August 1st, 2006|

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The Washington Wine Quality Alliance is set to get a makeover. Don Corson, owner of Camaraderie Cellars and a board

Last Bite

By |August 1st, 2006|

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Richard Wachsmith, his father, and his brother arrived in the Yakima Valley in 1904. He

Strategic plan for Washington wines

By |August 1st, 2006|

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The Washington Wine Commission’s board has approved a long-term strategic plan that will require significant increases in assessments from grape

Packing APPLES

By |August 1st, 2006|

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Bins of Golden Delicious are dumped at La Norteñita packing plant. A sign in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico,

Olsen brothers branch out

By |August 1st, 2006|

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Leif (left), Larry, and Dick Olsen grow premium wine grapes to the west of Red Mountain, shown in

Chihuahua growers try cherries

By |August 1st, 2006|

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Eric Robinson (right) explains to Carlos Chavez (left) and Pepe Armendariz how he’s training his cherry trees to

How to grow only target fruit

By |August 1st, 2006|

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For optimum profits, growers need to maximize their production of target fruit, Noel Adkins, manager of orchard operations with Dovex

Emigrant returns to grow apples

By |August 1st, 2006|

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Washington State IPM consultant Naná Simone (right) chats with Chihuahua orchardist Hector Ordoñez. After spending most

How the economic situation developed

By |August 1st, 2006|

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The economic situation that Washington State apple growers are struggling with today took root in

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