Wine In The News

Drinking Wine Makes You Smarter – Thanks Science!

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM – Want to put your mind to the test? Have a glass of wine. No, seriously. It might be time to put down the crossword and open a bottle, because it turns out that drinking wine actually makes your brain work extremely hard, according to a new book by …

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Washington State Wine Research Receives $1 Million

DAILYEVERGREEN.COM – Reaching the $1 million mark for the first time, the Washington Wine Commission recommended more funding than ever for the WSU-managed Washington State Grape and Wine Research (WSGWR) program. Rick Hamman, viticulture manager of Hogue Ranches in Prosser and chairman of the Wine Research Advisory Committee (WRAC), a …

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Oregon Farm Labor Shortage

OREGONLIVE.COM – Oregon’s long winter has given way to a springtime of fear in farm country, with farmers and orchardists bracing for a widespread immigration crackdown that could worsen an already chronic labor shortage in the state’s $5.4 billion agricultural economy. Providers of fruits and vegetables, nursery stock, produce, and …

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Brief History of Idaho Wine

CHICAGOTRIBUNE.COM – Any Idaho agricultural story, even a story about wine, has to begin with potatoes. The state turns out 13 billion pounds of spuds a year. Go ahead, read it again if you have to: 13 billion pounds. Idaho aggies are big on barley, plums, onions, beets and mint …

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