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Wine of the times

April 16th, 2020|0 Comments

In an era of too many bottles for too few drinkers, industry must adapt to new tastes, say experts at the Washington Winegrowers Association’s annual gathering.

  • Dennis Pleasant, right, was presented the Grape Society’s Walter Clore award by Bill Riley, chair of the organization, for lifetime contributions to the industry. (Ross Courtney/Good Fruit Grower)

Phylloxera, economics highlight the 2019 Washington State Grape Society annual meeting

November 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Identifying and managing phylloxera, a common grape pest that is popping up in Washington, dominated the presentations and displays Thursday at the 2019 annual meeting of the Washington State Grape Society in Grandview. An estimated 255 people attended Day 1 of the two-day gathering, which continues Friday at the Grandview Nazarene Church.