The second year of the Washington State Wine Commission’s amped up research program is now complete, and we’re proud to share the 2017 program highlights with you. The research program is guided by a well-defined strategic plan, including goals and objectives developed for the Wine Commission with broad industry involvement. This strategic plan will be the roadmap for our expanded research program in the years to come.

In the program’s first year, the overall focus was to raise industry awareness about the value of viticulture and enology research to growers and winemakers in our thriving industry. We built on the program’s strong start and expanded our strategic communications efforts to hit all mediums. In addition, we worked to increase industry engagement through WAVE, the research seminar sponsored by the Wine Commission and Washington State University.

Read more by downloading the Five Year Impact Report above.