About the Oregon Wine Research Institute

The Oregon Wine Research Institute grew from a partnership between the Oregon wine industry and Oregon State University. Our comprehensive team of faculty and research associates lead multidisciplinary research that further improves the quality of Oregon grape and wine production. 

Mission

We conduct multidisciplinary research, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and disseminate our research to the Oregon wine industry. Our goal is to build on Oregon’s reputation of quality in grape and wine production and enable growers and winemakers to make informed decisions.

Core Values

Research: Conduct and facilitate research that supports the needs of the Oregon wine industry and advances scientific knowledge.

Education: Develop and deliver research-based information and training to expand industry knowledge base.

Collaboration: Work in interdisciplinary teams and optimize resources to address research and outreach needs.

Leadership: Provide research-based direction and applicable findings across the Oregon wine industry.

Respect: Conduct ourselves with mutual respect and collegiality to our fellow researchers and our partners.

To learn more about our research, education, and outreach read our Stakeholder Report

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