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WSU to host symposium on extreme climate effects on grapes

Wine and grape industry members and students are invited to a research symposium, “Climate Extremes: Is the Pacific Northwest Wine Industry Ready?” at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The symposium will be held March 17 in... more »

Washington State Wine Commission releases research report

The Washington State Wine Commission is sharing results from the first year of its amplified research program in the first-ever 2016 Research Annual Report. The overall focus for the program’s first year was to raise industry... more »

CAWG names director of government relations

The California Association of Winegrape Growers has selected Michael Miiller as its new director of government relations, effective Jan. 17. Previously, Miiller was chief of staff and communications director for Assemblyman Marc Levine (D-Marin County).... more »

Michigan Grape & Wine Conference registration open

Registration is now open for the Michigan Grape & Wine Conference. The conference is expected to draw about 300 attendees. This year’s conference will take place Feb. 22-24 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme,... more »

Winery development pre-conference set for Feb. 22

A one-day winery development pre-conference will be held Feb. 22 in association with the 2017 Michigan Grape & Wine Conference. The session will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Resort... more »

Organic techniques aid award-winning winery

The mantelpiece over the Tablas Creek Vineyard fireplace is crowded with trophies attesting to the fact that while some vintners make wine, Tablas Creek Vineyard makes award-winning wine. Repeatedly. Nestled in a 120-acre organic estate... more »

Washington viticulture seminar expands format

The annual seminar highlighting research outcomes supported by Washington’s wine industry, Washington Advancements in Viticulture and Enology (WAVE), will expand its format in 2017. Two condensed sessions, held in opposite sides of the state, will... more »

Georgia’s dry summer aids grape harvest

Fall may be known as harvest time for peanuts, cotton and apples in Georgia, but the state's winemakers would like Georgians to start thinking about grapes when the leaves start to transition to red and... more »

Grape vines exposed to smoke to test taint from wildfires

Wine grapes may appear fine after a harsh wildfire season. But if grapes have smoke taint, the finished wine may taste and smell awful – an unpleasant surprise for growers and wine lovers alike. “The... more »

New wine collaborative to protect grower interests

The president of the newly established Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) believes wine grape growers could benefit significantly as the organization strives to fulfill its mission in coming years. MWC, a nonprofit organization, was created after... more »

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