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Registration Now Open for Wine Research Seminar in Woodinville

Registration Now Open for Wine Research Seminar in Woodinville

Half-day WAVEx seminar will focus on using research to improve wine quality SEATTLE (June 5, 2018) – Registration is open for WAVEx, a condensed version of the popular research seminar called Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE). The half-day session on July 11, 2018, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville […]

Survey Shows Growth in Awareness for Washington State’s Research Program

Survey Shows Growth in Awareness for Washington State’s Research Program

Feedback from Washington’s wine industry guides research priorities in 2019 SEATTLE (May 31, 2018) – Awareness for the Washington State Wine Commission’s research program is growing, according to a recent survey. Eighty-five percent of Washington’s wine industry is aware that the commission has a targeted wine research program, up from 60-percent awareness two years ago. […]

Call for Washington Wine Industry to Help Define Research Priorities

Call for Washington Wine Industry to Help Define Research Priorities

Feedback from industry survey will help ensure committee selects relevant, important research projects to fund. SEATTLE (April 23, 2018) – The Washington State Wine Commission is asking wine grape growers and wineries to fill out a survey to help identify top research priorities for the statewide wine and grape research program. Feedback from the survey […]

Washington Wine Research Program Again Awards $1 Million

Washington Wine Research Program Again Awards $1 Million

Industry-funded research benefits Washington’s wine industry. SEATTLE (April 12, 2018) – For the second straight year, the Washington State Wine Commission recommended viticulture and enology research totaling more than $1 million dollars be funded for 2018-19 through the statewide wine research grant program administered by Washington State University. The research grants aim to improve overall […]

Time Is Running Out for WAVE Research Seminar Registration

Time Is Running Out for WAVE Research Seminar Registration

Wine grape growers, winemakers invited to learn about research projects supported by the Washington State wine industry. SEATTLE (March 22, 2018) – Washington State wine grape growers and wineries must act soon to reserve a seat at the third annual Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE) seminar on April 4, 2018 at the Clore […]

Washington State Reports Lighter Wine Grape Harvest, Excellent Quality in 2017

Washington State Reports Lighter Wine Grape Harvest, Excellent Quality in 2017

Compound annual growth rate remains steady at 5.4% over a 10-year period SEATTLE (March 1, 2018) – Washington State’s wine grape harvest totaled 227,000 tons in 2017, which equated to a 16-percent decrease compared to the record-breaking 2016 harvest of 270,000 tons. Washington State Wine’s annual Wine Grape Crush Report, compiled with information provided by […]

Sip and Discover During ‘Taste Washington Wine Month’

Sip and Discover During ‘Taste Washington Wine Month’

Enjoy special promotions and activities to celebrate Washington State wine throughout the month of March SEATTLE (February 28, 2018) – Raise a glass in celebration, because Taste Washington Wine Month is back with even more ways to enjoy and discover Washington State wine. Throughout the month of March, restaurants, retailers, hotels and wineries will offer […]

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Washington State’s Wine Research Program Stars in Newly-Released Video Series

Washington State’s Wine Research Program Stars in Newly-Released Video Series

Videos focus on history & innovation at the core of state’s wine research program. SEATTLE (February 15, 2018) – Wine research initiatives take the stage in a series of videos created for the Washington State Wine Commission. Along with the recently released 2017 Research Annual Report, the video series shares the importance and value of […]

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Registration Open for WAVE Research Seminar Series

Registration Open for WAVE Research Seminar Series

Wine grape growers, winemakers invited to learn about research projects supported by the Washington State wine industry. SEATTLE (February 1, 2018) – Washington State wine grape growers and wineries have several upcoming opportunities to learn about the latest industry supported viticulture and enology research. Registration is now open for the day-long Washington Advancements in Viticulture […]

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Washington Winemakers, Grape Growers Asked for Input on Industry Research Proposals

Washington Winemakers, Grape Growers Asked for Input on Industry Research Proposals

Washington wine industry invited to Research Review, January 18-19, 2018. SEATTLE (January 2, 2018) – Washington State wine grape growers and wineries are invited the Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Research Review on January 18-19, 2018 at the Clore Center in Prosser, Washington, to provide feedback on the research proposals presented at the review. The Research […]

Washington Grape Growers, Winemakers Invited to Provide Input on Industry Research Proposals

Washington Grape Growers, Winemakers Invited to Provide Input on Industry Research Proposals

Industry members invited to annual Research Review event January 18-19, 2018. SEATTLE (October 26, 2017) – Washington State wine grape growers and wineries are invited to participate in the Washington State Wine Commission’s annual Research Review on January 18-19, 2018. For the first time, industry members in attendance will be asked to provide input on […]

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Dates Announced for 2018 Taste Washington Festival, Kicking Off Washington State Wine Month

Dates Announced for 2018 Taste Washington Festival, Kicking Off Washington State Wine Month

Seattle’s premier wine and food festival, Taste Washington returns March 22-25, 2018 SEATTLE (August 1) – Coming off its biggest year ever, Taste Washington will be back for another four-day festival March 22-25, 2018. The announcement comes as we raise a glass to Washington State Wine Month, a month-long celebration featuring wine promotions and special offers at participating […]

WAVEx Wine Research Seminar Heads to Walla Walla, Woodinville

WAVEx Wine Research Seminar Heads to Walla Walla, Woodinville

Seminar focuses on wine research supported by Washington state wine industry. SEATTLE (May, 11, 2017) – Registration is open for WAVEx, a condensed version of the popular Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE) research-focused seminar. The research short-course, co-sponsored by the Washington State Wine Commission and Washington State University, is designed to give winemakers […]

Washington Wine Industry Research Seminar Sets Record Attendance in 2017

Washington Wine Industry Research Seminar Sets Record Attendance in 2017

WAVE attendees said seminar topics were on target. SEATTLE (May 3, 2017) – The second annual Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE), a research-focused seminar sponsored by the Washington State Wine Commission and Washington State University, nearly doubled in size from its debut last year. Nearly all the attendees of grape growers and winemakers […]

Survey Polls Washington Wine Industry to Define Research Priorities

Survey Polls Washington Wine Industry to Define Research Priorities

Survey results will help refine Washington’s viticulture and enology research priorities. SEATTLE (April 6, 2017) – The Washington State Wine Commission wants wine grape growers and wineries to fill out a survey aimed at identifying the top viticulture and enology research priorities in the state. The Wine Research Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the Washington […]