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05/17/19

USDA is making available up to $40 million in technical and financial assistance to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on agricultural lands.

05/17/19

Shannon Carrigan, age 24, assumed the role of wine maker from RJ Lint at Plum Hill Vineyards. Her wine making skills shined in the releases of the dessert wine, White Lace, made from Schönberger and Schönberger brandy, Orange Wine, 2016 Pinot Gris, a white version of Rose' and the White Blyss, a white blend.

05/16/19

The president and head winemaker for Leonetti Cellar in Walla Walla is responsible for some of Washington's most collectible and most famous wines. He inherited a great obligation when he took the reins from his father, Gary, who created Leonetti before Walla Walla had a wine industry. Gary is responsible for crafting some of Washington's most important wines and helping build Washington's wine reputation

05/15/19

The Washington State wine industry has allocated more than $1 Million for viticulture and enology research in the coming fiscal year (July 2019-June 2020). This is the third consecutive year that research funding has topped $1 million as part of the statewide wine research grant program, which aims to improve overall wine quality by addressing vineyard and winery challenges

05/14/19

This process has taken us a year of research, talking to scientists, air curtain companies and other industry professionals. We put our vineyard development on hold until we had a solution that fit our values. Now a year later, we are excited to announce the first onsite carbonization of cleared vegetation in an agricultural setting by a Carbonator 500. We are turning what would be just smoke and ash into trapped carbon. Carbonization of the brush is a net negative carbon sequestration of the biomass at Big Table Farm.

05/10/19

Pét Project was developed by Jay Anderson, second-generation owner and winemaker at Foundry Vineyards.

05/10/19

They created new wines sold under the 'Oregon Solidarity' label.

05/09/19

Washington's second largest winery, 14 Hands, has launched their popular wines in a new convenient format-cans.

05/09/19

Democratic lawmakers this week unveiled what's close to the final version of a proposed carbon cap and trade policy, the expansive and complex legislation that would put Oregon at the forefront of U.S. efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change.

05/08/19

05/08/19

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the surroundings while enjoying spectacular wines paired with food from world-class chefs at the 38th annual Sun Valley Center for the Arts Wine Auction

05/07/19

Francis Perrin has joined Ste. Michelle Wine Estates as Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing the company's brand management, digital marketing, innovation and direct-to-consumer functions.

05/07/19

As the month of May began, growing degree days throughout the Northwest were ahead of the historically hot 2015 vintage, although bud break in Oregon and Washington has been slightly behind normal, about five to 10 days behind.

05/06/19

Domaine Nicolas-Jay is putting down roots. After five harvests in the Willamette Valley, Jean-Nicolas Méo and partner Jay Boberg have purchased their own pied à terre in a cozy corner of the northern Dundee Hills. The project in Oregon provides Jean-Nicolas Méo, scion of Burgundy's Domaine Méo-Camuzet, an opportunity to design his own winery. While Méo inherited his own family domaine in the village of Vosne-Romanee, part of Burgundy's prestigious Côte de Nuits, he has had to spearhead two expansions over the years in an effort to address spacial constraints. It's also the first time in 25 years he'll plant a vineyard from scratch, this time in the new world

05/06/19

City will serve as a test market for Movo line from MillerCoors

05/06/19

"My next chapter, after selling J Vineyards & Winery in 2015, was always going to be about continuing the legacy of values established and shared with my children," says Judy Jordan. "Geodesy Wine was founded with the sole purpose of advancing young women from our agricultural community. We connect young women with teachers, mentors, and internship sponsors who will guide, support, and empower them through our Wild Goat Edge Program."

05/06/19

The pioneering spirit lives on in a new wave of winemakers seeking to make the best pinot noir in the world. Here are six examples from wineries that honor the work and justify the optimism of those who came before them.

05/06/19

Mr. Perrin brings over 20 years of experience to his new role, including previous leadership positions with large public and private consumer packaged goods companies as well as previous wine and spirits industry experience.

05/02/19

Economic impact study shows wine industry is a significant driver of jobs and tourism for Walla Walla County.

05/02/19

there's a rippling undercurrent of interest and growing support for Gamay Noir. In addition to Bella Wines, one of Canada's cult producers, Washington, California and French producers also will be involved in the Friday-Saturday-Sunday-Monday soiree

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