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Over the past few years, we have experienced warmer-than-normal winters and earlier-than-normal bud-break. The 2016 season seems to be shaping up for another early year.
Researcher Dr. Michael Qian discusses the optimal time to harvest grapes for the perfect aroma.
We are excited to present our first Extension publication that is also developed as a downloadable phone/tablet application. Both the document and the photos can be downloaded to your tablet and mobil
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Dr. Patty Skinkis, Viticulture Extension Specialist & Associate Professor...
The Oregon Wine Research Institute is pleased to announce that Alexander Levin...
Dr. Patty Skinkis, Viticulture Extension Specialist & Associate Professor,...
The OWRI is excited to announce our first annual Sparkling Wine Symposium on...
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An article featuring the research of Dr. Michael Qian, Professor and Dr. Patty Skinkis, Viticultural Extension Specialist & Associate Professor, on leaf removal is featured in the 2016 edition of Practical Winery and Vineyard. This article discusses a project conducted by the researchers on the deliberate removal of selected leaves around grape clusters. This practices is widely used in the vineyards of the PNW to improve air circulation and sunlight exposure as well as decrease disease pressure.
This guide is updated annually by OSU Extension faculty and provides recommendations to prevent, manage, and control vineyard insects and diseases.