Wine Business Institute Research Summit 2020

July 15, 2020|

The Wine Business Institute Research Summit, is a gathering of academics, scholars, and wine industry professionals devoted to the sharing of research on the economic, social, and management issues affecting the wine sector.

2019 Oregon Vintage Report

March 2, 2020|

Join us for the 2019 Oregon Vintage Report as we take a detailed look at winegrowing trends from the most recent vintage. This year’s event will be co-hosted by Fruition Sciences, Linfield College, and ETS Labs and will include an advanced focus on the Willamette Valley. During this technical conference, we will analyze the 2019 [...]

Biochar 101 Workshop (2 days)

February 27, 2020| Biochar 101 (2-day Workshop) February 27 - February 28 Free Learn how charred biomass (biochar) can increase soil productivity, reduce wildfire risk, and slow climate change. In a morning classroom session on Feb 27, biochar consultant Kelpie Wilson will present biochar basics and the science of biochar production. USDA ARS researchers (Kristin Trippe, Manuel [...]

Vineyard Powdery Mildew Management & Fungicide Resistance Prevention Workshop

December 11, 2019|

Join us for a full-day event focused on providing you with in-depth information about powdery mildew biology, management, and ways to avoid powdery mildew forming resistance to fungicides that are currently in your disease management toolbox. This event brings together researchers from the FRAME (Fungicide Resistance Assessment, Mitigation and Extension) Network to provide the most up-to-date information about this [...]

Crop Load Research Technical Wine Tasting

December 5, 2019|

Does low yield ensure quality? This event will feature Pinot noir wines from the Statewide Crop Load Project, a research project led by OSU in collaboration with more than twenty companies in the Willamette Valley since 2012. This event will feature 69 Pinot noir wines produced by 12 commercial winery partners from the cluster thinning [...]

Intelligent Spray Contol System – Field Demo Event – Boring, OR Sept. 11th

September 11, 2019|

See what 10-years of USDA development and testing created, and Smart Guided Systems commercialized for sale. The system adapts to most brands or models of Air Blast sprayers in under 8 hours.     Published research reports conclude: • 47-73% reduction of spray consumption • 40-87% reduction in spray loss beyond tree canopies • Up to [...]

2019 OWRI Grape Day

April 3, 2019|

Join us on campus at Oregon State University on Wednesday, April 3, in Corvallis, Oregon. Grape Day is our annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The goal is to provide industry members with an opportunity to network and discuss research with our researchers and invited speakers. There will be five oral presentations, lunch, and [...]

OSU Vineyard Red Blotch Workshop

November 29, 2018|

Join us for a focused workshop on Grapevine Red Blotch Disease. This workshop will cover information about the virus, insects that may be spreading the virus, how it impacts grapevine physiology and fruit composition, vineyard management practices to ameliorate virus effects, and the effects the virus has on wine quality. Presenters will share the most [...]

Linfield Wine Lecture Series: Oregon Research Pioneers

November 12, 2018|

Linfield College's Wine Lecture Series is supported by the Marka and Thomas Hughes Endowed Wine Lectureship Fund, providing for an ongoing series of lectures, panel sessions, roundtable discussions and films that feature speakers and filmmakers from Oregon and around the world covering diverse topics in wine. These events are free and open to the public. [...]

Oregon Wine Research Institute Seminar Series

October 16, 2018|

The Oregon Wine Research Institute at Oregon State University proudly presents Clive Kaiser, professor and Extension horticulturist at OSU, for our fall seminar series. The title of his presentation is Water Reduction in Wine Grapes Using HydroShield, a Novel Plant Coating. Dr. Kaiser will discuss the development of HydroShield, which is currently being patented by [...]