Research & educational programs specific to our wine region ensure that the Northwest remains a fierce competitor in the national and international wine market while also providing for economic development and job growth.

A strong partnership between WSU and the Washington wine industry helps ensure that research is impactful, solves industry problems and helps keep a thriving industry vibrant for the future.

Over 30 faculty at WSU help our farmers and winemakers grow healthy plants with less impact on the environment, make fine wines that express the unique characters of Washington’s terroir, and educate future generations of growers and vintners.

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Voice of the Vine Newsletter offers the latest emerging research of the Viticulture & Enology program at Washington State University. Each monthly e-newsletter features a range of stories about vineyard agriculture, new winemaking discoveries, and profiles of researchers, students, and alumni working in Washington’s world-class wine industry.


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