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Can Grapes Be Protected from Wildfire Smoke Taint?
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Can Grapes Be Protected from Wildfire Smoke Taint?

Researchers in British Columbia found that a spray used on cherries may keep smoke out of …

Mar 6, 2020
Washington Winemakers Devise Battle Plan for Phylloxera in Vineyards
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Washington Winemakers Devise Battle Plan for Phylloxera in Vineyards

While the vine pest has been found in Walla Walla, experts say it can be slowed

Jan 22, 2020
Fires Return But Sonoma Averts Crisis
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Fires Return But Sonoma Averts Crisis

Sonoma vintners weathered another challenging fire season in 2019, but the community's …

Dec 31, 2019
The Sour Gene: A Mouth-Puckering Discovery
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The Sour Gene: A Mouth-Puckering Discovery

Do you favor the sweet or the tart? Scientists have identified the gene that allows us to …

Oct 29, 2019
Walla Walla Faces Phylloxera
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Walla Walla Faces Phylloxera

The notorious louse has been discovered in one of Washington's leading AVAs, but many …

Nov 30, 2019
Insects Attack American Vineyards
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Insects Attack American Vineyards

The spotted lanternfly is wreaking havoc in East Coast vineyards as researchers rush to …

Nov 15, 2019
Walla Walla Wineries Confront Phylloxera
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Walla Walla Wineries Confront Phylloxera

The Washington wine region’s sandy soils were considered immune to the infamous pest, but …

Sep 9, 2019
Can Anyone Stop the Sticky, Sap-Sucking Invader Attacking American Vineyards?
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Can Anyone Stop the Sticky, Sap-Sucking Invader Attacking American Vineyards?

Native to China, the spotted lanternfly is killing vines on the East Coast and is spreading

Aug 21, 2019
Cutting-Edge Grapevine Genetic Researchers to Get New Home
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Cutting-Edge Grapevine Genetic Researchers to Get New Home

The federal government is allocating $68.9 million to build a grape-genetics research lab …

Mar 18, 2019

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