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05/28/15

Attendees will hear from winemakers, researchers, and industry suppliers who will share their expertise on topics such as the impacts of optical sorting and cap management techniques on wine tannins, the practical applications of tannin analysis for making real-time decisions in the winery and phenolics in white wine making.

05/28/15

Last week, famed grape grower Dick Boushey was installing 9 acres of red Bordeaux grapes in front of Fidelitas Wines, bringing owner Charlie Hoppes' estate vineyard on Sunset Road to 12 acres.

05/28/15

But those who have been growing Oregon pinot the longest warn those days may be numbered.

05/28/15

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year grant to YVCC, South Seattle Community College and Wenatchee Valley College in order for the three schools to offer students enhanced opportunities to become well-rounded in the state's wine and grape industry.

05/27/15

Fifteen years ago, David Rosenthal knew next to nothing about wine. Thanks to a strong work ethic, a background in science and a previously untapped talent, he's the new head white winemaker for Washington's largest and oldest winery.

05/27/15

Washington's grape industry has seen accelerating growth over the past several decades. That momentum is owed, in part, to the vision and hard work of people like Gary Ballard, the retiring operations manager of Washington State University (WSU)'s Clean Plant Center Northwest Grape Program.

05/27/15

Nevada vintners are celebrating tonight, perhaps with a glass of wine. A new law signed by Governor Sandoval will allow for commercial wineries in Clark and Washoe Counties. Up until now those counties were excluded due to population. But that ban has been lifted. So has the ban on tasting rooms.

05/27/15

The money will be used to design, purchase and install an automated water control gate and related operation and control equipment at the Centennial Park site near Caldwell as part of the Boise Project. The total project cost is $67,869, and the improvement will save an estimated 1,400 acre-feet of water per year, according to a press release.

05/27/15

These six examples of wine from the Horse Heaven Hills won gold medals at the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition

05/27/15

Program details and registration information can be found at www.WaWTG.org

05/26/15

"Every winery has a story…ours is all about education," Trent Ball says of the wine and viticulture programs at YVCC's Grandview campus.

05/26/15

The same law that will change the Liquor Control Board's name July 24 to the "Liquor and Cannabis Board" also directed the agency to decide which unlicensed medical-marijuana shops and grow operations to legitimize by July 1, 2016

05/26/15

Oregon Estate Vineyards, established by Willamette Valley Vineyards founder Jim Bernau and wine director Christine Collier, aims to establish small estate wineries at highly regarded Oregon sites

05/22/15

A spokesman says the companies that employ West Coast dockworkers have approved a proposed contract that restored labor peace to sea ports that had all but stopped moving cargo earlier this year.

05/22/15

Washigton governor appoints state Department of Ecology official Derek Sandison as director of the Department of Agriculture.

05/22/15

A coffee and food stand in downtown Anchorage is seeking a license to serve beer and wine, sparking debate among city officials over whether mobile food vendors should be eligible for liquor licenses.

05/21/15

A wet start to May has brought badly needed moisture to Southern Idaho irrigators.

05/21/15

The region's premier education center for the art and science of winemaking will be dedicated June 4, 2015, when the Wine Science Center opens at the Tri-Cities campus of Washington State University.

05/21/15

The bad news is that it won't help a bit to alleviate the dreaded Oregon 99W crawl through the cities over Memorial Day weekend, as Portland drivers head to Yamhill County wine country, Spirit Mountain and Chinook Winds casinos and the Oregon coast.

05/20/15

aste the wine, hear the music and help the cause at the 8th annual Wine Rocks Seattle, Thursday, July 9 at Elliott Hall & Pier (Bell Harbor - Pier 66). This yearly event includes 45 plus wineries, breweries and cideries pouring their best against sweeping views of the Seattle waterfront.

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